Natasha Suchecki is a Project Manager of Innovative Finance at the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Natasha’s work focuses on impact monetization, blended finance, and catalysing private sector investment for impact. Prior to the Bertha Centre she worked for the Dutch development bank (FMO), where she managed capacity development projects for financial institutions across Africa, specifically focusing on micro and small business. Natasha’s portfolio included innovative incubation for SMEs, green bonds, and access to finance for under-served groups such as women, youth, and refugees. Natasha has experience in consulting, collaborating with public, private, and donor-sector clients on a range of issues including fund and foundation design, job creation, and youth unemployment. She has a Masters in Economics from the University of the Witwatersrand, where she served as an associate lecturer.