Natalie joined Actis in 2003. She was the Partner responsible for the South Africa and West African offices. In 2016 she took over as Head of Private Equity across all regions and sectors, encompassing LatAm, Africa and Asia. Natalie started her investment management career at Investec Bank in 1999 where she was part of the team that established Investec Asset Management’s investor centre. In 2002 she joined Thebe Financial Services, a stock broker providing clients with dealing, research and portfolio management as a stock analyst. In 2003, Natalie joined Actis and was a leading member of the deal teams who led the acquisition and portfolio management of Alexander Forbes, Paycorp, Tekkie Town, Savcio, Tracker, Coricraft, Mouka Foam, Upstream, Vlisco and Sigma Pensions in Nigeria. Natalie holds a BCom from the University of the Witwatersrand, an MBA (Cum Laude) from Wits Business School and is a CFA charter holder.