Natalie Mina is the corporate strategy program director for the Accenture Australia & New Zealand, following nearly three years as the corporate communication (internal & executive) lead. Natalie's role is that of a senior advisor and aide to the ANZ managing director and, as the custodian of our corporate strategy, she is working closely with the ANZ managing director to drive awareness and implementation. Natalie is also responsible for local client innovation and market intelligence programs in addition to helping to deliver the senior executive leadership and engagement program, priority clients program and Geo Council agenda, among other things. Additional responsibilities see her working closely with Human Resources, Marketing & Communication and Corporate Citizenship, and continuing in her role as crisis communication lead for Australia and New Zealand.
Previously, Natalie led the HR communication function at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and, before that, internal communication at KPMG. She was a senior manager at Sensis where she worked on the company's rebranding and managed corporate sponsorship, in addition to developing and leading the community relations function. Natalie was also director of the Yellow Pages® Business Ideas Grants program, which was recognised as Australia's biggest cash reward program for small business. Natalie commenced her career in communication at ANZ, following some time working in both corporate and retail banking. Additionally, she has held the positions of Chairman of the AIBF's Young Finance Professionals, board member of the ANZ Foundation, Miss NSW and runner-up Miss Australia (ambassador for The Spastic Centre), judge for the Young Australian of the Year Awards and the Miss Australia Awards, as well as initiating and participating in other community activities. Natalie has been a board member of the ANZ Staff Foundation and Dress for Success Sydney.
Natalie has a Bachelor of Economics, with a double major in economics and finance from UNSW, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Communication Management from UTS.