Dr. Tara Swart stands as an emblem of interdisciplinary brilliance, combining her prowess as a neuroscientist and medical doctor with her roles as an executive advisor and a Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan. Her book, ‘The Source’, attests to her expertise, achieving best-seller status and being translated across 38 global territories. Not merely limited to academic and literary accomplishments, Tara is fervently committed to the practical application of her knowledge. She is on a mission to transform everyday living and working habits through the spread of pragmatic, neuroscience-backed insights.
With a flair for connecting with diverse audiences, Tara is a sought-after speaker at global conferences. In a world increasingly conscious of the critical importance of mental health and cognitive optimisation, her approach is both timely and revolutionary. She doesn’t just stay restricted to academic podiums; she also offers personalised advisory sessions to a select group of executives, ensuring they get tailored advice to leverage neuroscience for optimal performance. The exclusivity of her sessions underscores the unique value she offers.
Her illustrious career has seen her associated with various renowned institutions and brands. Dr Swart’s pioneering stint as the world’s first Neuroscientist-in-Residence at the Corinthia Hotel, London, broke boundaries, showing the world how neuroscience can be integrated into diverse sectors. Whether it was her time with Brown’s Fashion, Annabel’s, the famed private members’ club in Mayfair, or her influential role on the EFG Asset Management Future Leaders Panel, Tara’s influence has spanned sectors. Presently, her roles as the Chief Science Officer at Heights and past positions at To Be Magnetic and Arowana International highlight her expansive reach in the business world.
Beyond the realm of neuroscience and business, Tara’s interests are eclectic, ranging from health and beauty to philanthropy. In 2020, she joined hands with Aromatherapy Associates as their Spokesperson, and she now collaborates with multiple beauty brands, focusing on health, wellbeing, and cutting-edge technologies like the probiotic Symprove. Furthermore, her altruistic side shines as a Trustee at The Lady Garden Foundation, a charity dedicated to gynaecological cancers. Indeed, Dr. Tara Swart’s multifaceted persona as a neuroscience expert, diversity champion, and inclusion keynote speaker is an inspiration to many.