Regional Manager, Partnerships
Business Development Bank of Canada
St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador
Natasha is the Regional Manager, Partnerships, for BDC in Atlantic Canada. She has spent her career building successful partnerships at the intersection of business, government and academia. Prior to joining BDC, Natasha spent over a decade in the technology sector, first with startups and later as the business development lead for NATI, the NL Association for Technology and Innovation (now techNL). Natasha has built a strong track record of successful multi-stakeholder collaborations. She has a keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by early stage and established companies, often acting as a guide and navigator for companies looking to leverage support through the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Though her experiences leading Atlantic Canadian delegations for numerous international trade missions throughout North America, South America and Europe from 2011 to 2017, Natasha possesses a deep understanding of international business development and Atlantic Canada’s unique competitive advantage.
Natasha holds a BA and an MBA from Memorial University. She is Chair of the Board of Directors for the Community Sector Council of Newfoundland & Labrador (CSCNL) and is passionate about entrepreneurs, advanced technologies, innovation and community development.