Natalie Barndt is an independent consultant working in non-profit and social business. Natalie’s experience includes working with non-profit organizations, international business, strategic alliances and finance.

Natalie began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a CPA and did a tour of duty in Kyrgyzstan while at the firm. After several years in public accounting she moved into the pharmaceutical industry working for Aventis-Behring and Cephalon. Her last role at Cephalon was Vice President of Business Development. In this position, Natalie was responsible for establishing and leading the business development function to strategically acquire companies and products to complement the company’s product portfolio.

After 5 years at Cephalon, Natalie ventured into the field of Global Development working with Unitus, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing innovative, market-based solutions to global poverty focusing on microfinance. She worked with Unitus in both Seattle and in Nairobi, Kenya where she led strategy and execution of Unitus’s operations in East Africa including the launch of Unitus in the region and the implementation of a first of its kind $1.5 Million leadership and development program for CEOs of microfinance institutions representing more than 250,000 microfinance clients in Kenya and Tanzania.

Currently, Natalie is consulting in the Philadelphia area and remains very interested in global development and poverty alleviation.

Natalie earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware and her MS in Organizational Dynamics at the University of Pennsylvania.