Prior to the Fellowship, Natalie had a portfolio career. As a qualified broadcast journalist she had worked for LBC 97.3 and Channel 4 News. As an ‘entrepreneur’ she had loved and lost a business or two, the latter of which was Morgan De Toi retail franchise, and at the time of starting her Clore fellowship she was interim Head of Digital for Enterprise UK where she lead on the development of Virgin Media Pioneers, an online platform for young entrepreneurs. Prior to that Natalie worked for Enterprise UK (then Make Your Mark) on championing enterprise and entrepreneurship across Further and Higher Education. During her time with the campaign she created and led on the Microsoft Ideas Igloo Roadshow, The Aoc Beacon Award for Enterprise and Students! Make Your Mark.
During a very intense year of knowing herself, being herself and looking after herself, Natalie started A Very Good Company, a social innovation and research agency that works to support businesses and communities to be a force for good. Now in it’s third year the agency boast clients such as Marks and Spencer, Virgin Media and Channel 4. Natalie credits Clore as giving her the backbone and staying power to build the business to where it is now and where it will be in the future.
Natalie sits on the boards of UnLtd and V, and completed a term as Vice-Chair Campaigns and Communications for the British Youth Council (BYC) and The Consortium for Street Children. She is also completing an MA in Social Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths, a course she started as part of her Clore leadership development plan.
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