Natalie Black is Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, she leads the Department for International Trade in North-East Asia, South-East Asia and Australasia.
Previously, Natalie was Deputy Head of the Number 10 Policy Unit where she championed the UK’s tech sector and developed the new modern industrial strategy. She also held the posts of Director of the Internet Harms team and Director of the Office of Cyber Security in the Cabinet Office.
Before Whitehall, Natalie was Chief of Staff for Security at the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, London2012, and a management consultant
Natalie is a graduate of LSE and Harvard University, where she was a Fulbright scholar.