Natalie Walker is a Kuku Yalanji woman from the Daintree Rainforest who lives and works on Gadigal land in Sydney. Professionally, Natalie has over 20-years experience across various leadership and non-executive roles in the human services and Indigenous economic development sectors. Natalie has tackled every role with her social purpose spirit – always being driven by the desire to make the world a better, fairer, more equitable place.
She is the founder of Inside Policy which advises governments on social and economic policy with the aim of changing the world one policy at a time. Prior to founding Inside Policy, Natalie had various roles including inaugural CEO of Supply Nation, CEO of the Aboriginal Employment Strategy, and management consultant within KPMG’s government advisory group.
Natalie sits on various boards including the Paul Ramsay Foundation, Goodstart Early Learning and Life Without Barriers. Natalie is also the Social Commissioner for the NSW Government’s Greater Cities Commission.
Natalie is a member of Women for Progress – a group of leading Australian women seeking positive, substantive policy change to improve the lives of all women in Australia. In 2018, Natalie was appointed by the Prime Minister as Australia’s representative to the Business Women Leaders Taskforce of the G20. In 2012, Natalie was named as one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence.