Natalie’s journey in entrepreneurship started at the age of 19, and by 21 she had raised enough capital to set up a Morgan De Toi retail franchise in Lancaster. Today, she is a social entrepreneur, author and business coach.
Natalie is a Founding Partner at A Very Good Company, a social innovation consultancy creating a world where people can feel good, do good and live better. She is also the Director of ‘Kensington Creates’, a business incubator for creative startups, as well as a Trustee of UnLtd, and a Board Member of Wayra UnLtd, a ‘tech for good’ accelerator programme funded by O2 Telefonica and the Cabinet Office.
Her recent projects include creating a global campaign to celebrate ‘Good’ with agoodweek.com, writing the government briefing paper that catalysed StartUp Loans, creating an internal CR brand and campaign for Channel 4 and training over 20,000 employees in health and financial awareness for Marks and Spencer.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), Clore Social Leadership Programme and the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, and has previously held board positions with The Consortium for Street Children, The British Youth Council and VInspired. Natalie’s first book, Seven Steps to Running a Successful Business, published by HarperCollins was released in May 2014.