Tara Hartley is the Regional Director for Procurement Assistance Canada at Public Services and Procurement Canada in Pacific Region. She has over 30 years of experience in the federal public service.

She and her team help businesses understand how to do business with the Government of Canada. They also work with their procurement colleagues to promote fair, open access to procurement opportunities.

Tara is passionate about her work, and has had the opportunity to work with the UK government and on projects with public procurement professionals from around the world.

Tara holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration, a Bachelor’s degree in German, and is also a professional storyteller.