Director of Membership
Natalie has worked in the City for nearly 20 years, She started her career in Treasury before moving into Network Management, spending 11 years with Goldman Sachs. Whilst on a 2 year career break to look after her children, Natalie trained as a childminder. Natalie returned to Banking in 2013 working first for Morgan Stanley before joining Deutsche Bank in their Regulatory Group. In 2016, Natalie moved to Timewise, a gender diversity & flexible working specialist, as Programme Director.
Natalie spent 3 years with Timewise to design and deliver a portfolio of consultancy services, specialising in flexible working and flexible job design, to clients including PwC, Deloitte, London Stock Exchange Group, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Linklaters, Google, Shell UK, Unilever, WaterAid and John Lewis Partnership. In July 2019, Natalie joined Santander UK as their Diversity & Inclusion Lead.
Natalie is delighted to join WIBF as Director of Memberships as we approach our 40th year. Whilst we have seen great steps taken over the last 20 years, there is still much more to be done within the financial services sector to enable equal access to work opportunities and to create an inclusive workplace environment.Natalie has spoken on the subject at several industry-wide events over the last 3 years. In 2018 she co-authored the Government Equalities Office best practice guidance for employers on returner programmes and facilitated a focus group at No. 10 Downing Street to understand what candidates are looking for when returning to work after an extended career break. In early 2019, Natalie was asked to record a podcast on flexible working as a lever to address the gender pay gap for The Flexible Movement.