Natalie’s career has spanned across senior roles in public health, finance and philanthropy. She has specialised in the advice, development and implementation of philanthropic strategies and practice models for some of the largest private philanthropists and philanthropic institutions in Australia.
Having managed the effective distribution of more than $500mil in support of strategic philanthropic interventions which have had a measurable impact in the communities they serve, Natalie now works exclusively for the Peter Cooper Family Office and its operating businesses and associates spanning private investment, philanthropy and social enterprise activities. She serves as a voluntary Director on the Board of Habitat for Humanity, Victorian Chapter and the 16th Street Foundation.
Natalie is surrounded by education specialists at home, her father John, partner Rohan and daughter Maddison have greatly enhanced her passion for understanding of the value of teaching & lifelong learning. Natalie is also an advocate for reform in the mental health care system in which too many Australians do not have access to appropriate care and treatment. She enjoys farm life in the regional community of Bendigo in addition to film, theatre, AFL, cricket, family and travel.