Natasha has held senior operational roles within Victim Support. The focus within these roles were to ensure that victims and witnesses received a high level service and one that met their specific needs.
The role also included setting up the Visual Evidence for Victims (VEV) project supported by West Midlands Police and the Birmingham Community Safety Team. The project gives vulnerable victims of crime a voice and more options with how, when and if they pursue justice.
Natasha led the organisation to become a Stonewall top 100 employer, achieve the ‘Leaders in Diversity’ and ‘Investors in Diversity’ accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity and the charity was the first national charity to achieve ‘Leaders in Diversity’ status. Natasha achieved further recognition through being shortlisted in both the 2015 ‘Excellence in Diversity Awards’ and ‘National Diversity Awards’ in the ‘Diverse Company’ category and in 2016 was shortlisted for the ‘Most Inspiring Individual of the Year’ at the National Centre for Diversity Awards.
Natasha then held the role of Head of Development for Equal Approach. Equal Approach is a leading inclusive recruiter, diversity consultancy and training provider, supporting organisations to attract, recruit, recognise, retain and promote diverse talent, and make workplaces more inclusive. Natasha worked with organisations from a wide range of sectors to support them to become more inclusive in their practices. This included a wide range of services including audits, training, policy and strategy development.
Natasha now works full time as an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion consultant and founder of Diverse Matters.