Natalie joined QMPF in November 2014. Her responsibilities include debt raising, financial advisory and modelling in the areas of education, infrastructure and renewables.
Natalie has been involved in a number of projects assisting universities in raising debt. These include supporting the University of Dundee in obtaining a £40m revolving credit facility and Royal Holloway, University of London in securing a £80m private placement. She has also been involved in a number of student accommodation projects, helping universities to assess financing options from a university borrow and build through to a partnering agreement for the design, build, finance and maintenance of a project.
She is experienced in taking infrastructure projects to financing close. In December 2016, she was involved in the financial close of the Pharmaceutical Special Services (“PSS”) project for hub East Central Scotland. The c.£29m project was the design, build, finance and maintenance of a new facility to manufacture unlicensed medicines. The PSS facility will provide life-saving drugs to patients across Scotland.
Natalie has advised on a number of renewable energy projects including producing a business case for Fife Council for its application for Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme grant funding. This work also involved developing a financial model, assessing network options available and running sensitivities on the preferred option.
Prior to joining QMPF, Natalie was an Executive at EY in the Transaction Advisory Services team working on independent business reviews and formal restructuring work. This included work in a wide variety of sectors including healthcare, hospitality and property development.
Natalie graduated from the University of St Andrews with a first class joint honours degree in Mathematics and Chemistry. She is a Chartered Accountant.