Natalie is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Australian Human Rights Institute, UNSW Sydney and the co-founder of Cultivate Sponsorship.
She studies human rights and gender equity in the construction sector and human rights in elite sport. She is currently studying the impact of a 5 day working on the wellbeing of construction workers and their families – Project 5: A weekend for every worker. Natalie completed a major industry and government funded research project focused on policy, practice and gender equity in the Australian construction sector. She works closely with the construction sector and is a prominent voice for change.
Prior to commencing her career in academia, Natalie worked for almost two decades as a construction project manager in Australia and the Middle East.
Natalie is an Australian Olympian.