Natalie is a Partner at Stanton Chase and a member of the global technology practice, leading the firm’s digital specialty practice across the MENA region.
Natalie currently heads the first Middle East based chapter for “She Loves Tech”, a global NGO that runs the world’s largest female-led technology start-up competition with finals held in Beijing, China. She is an Executive Board member of INSEAD’s National Alumni Association in the UAE, where she has been instrumental in building the business school’s association into one of the largest and most active alumni groups in the world.
Through her involvement with the technology and the start-up ecosystem, Natalie is continuously immersed in emerging technologies and their revolutionary influence on our future economies and businesses, especially from a disruptive new value creation standpoint. She is passionate about supporting entrepreneurship and innovation as a positive force of social and economic impact. She has strategically advised international start-up accelerators eager to tap into tech start-ups, as well as corporates on infusing practices and cultures of innovation.
“I strongly believe that people and culture are at the core of any digital or innovation agenda and the primal determinant of success today and in the future.”
Before joining Stanton Chase, Natalie held key roles with leading multinationals in the automotive, manufacturing and insurance industries across the Middle East. While at Volkswagen Financial Services AG, she set up and grew the business for the multiple automotive brands under Volkswagen Group ownership in the Middle East, to a multi-million Euro book of business, managing multiple stakeholders and achieving winning strategic partnerships.
Natalie holds a Global Executive MBA from INSEAD. She also holds a Professional Certification from Hofstede Insights as an Accredited Expert Practitioner in Intercultural Management and Organizational Culture, Assessment & Transformation. She loves designing and building winning teams for organizations. She is fluent in both Arabic and English and enjoys connecting with people over coffee. As an avid scuba diver, her sense of discovery and love for adventure is limitless.
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