Natalie has built an extensive career over the last 20 years working as a strategist and lobbyist to cultivate prosperous and sustainable communities that work for all. She has spent 9+ years at the FSB as Development Manager where she has been instrumental locally in delivering positive change to protect and strengthen small businesses.
Natalie is an expert brand ambassador with television and radio experience and an accomplished relationship builder with a broad UK network spanning other senior, community and civic leaders. She is a firm believer in lifelong learning and in 2021 became alumna of Lord Simon Woolley’s Operation Black Vote leadership programme – a ground-breaking initiative to equip British Black, Asian and minority ethnic individuals with the tools and knowledge to take up leadership opportunities across society.
Natalie is a Board Trustee for Nottingham Playhouse, leading as Chair for its Diversity in the Workforce Group. She also sits on the Board of Nova Education Trust, who oversee 15 Nottinghamshire schools and is Entrepreneurial & Innovation Lead at Nottingham Growth Board.