Since the start of her career, Natasha has focused on finding creative solutions to social challenges. Most recently she has worked for FMO, the Dutch development bank, where she designed, funded, and monitored projects with a high social, economic, and environmental impact. She has worked on innovative incubation for SMEs, green bonds, and access to finance for under-served groups such as women, youth, and refugees. Prior to this Natasha worked in consulting, collaborating with public, private, and donor-sector clients on a range of issues including fund and foundation design, job creation, affordable education, youth unemployment, and early childhood development. Natasha has a Masters in Economics from the University of the Witwatersrand, where she served as an associate lecturer and conducted research into youth unemployment in South Africa.