Tanja Van Heerden

Executive General Manager, People & Culture, The NRMA

Tanja Van Heerden was appointed Executive General Manager People and Culture in December 2017. Tanja is responsible for Culture, Leadership, Talent, Capability, Industrial Relations and HR People Services for all NRMA businesses.

Before appointed as the EGM P&C, Tanja held the role of GM Culture, Leadership and Talent, and Head of Business Partnering roles at the NRMA. Before joining the NRMA, Tanja held the role of HR Program Manager, at Westpac and BT Financial Group Australia. Before this, Tanja was Head of People and Culture at Cuscal. In her time at Cuscal, Tanja was awarded by the HR Leadership Awards: Winner – Best Employment Brand Strategy and Finalist – HR Leader of the Year. By the Australian Human Resources Institute: Finalist – Most Effective HR Department. Prior to immigrating, Tanja held various HR roles at the Amalgamated Banks of South Africa.

Tanja holds a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Psychology from the University of South Africa and an Executive MBA in Change Management from the Australian Graduate School Management.