Natasha is an Economist with experience in both micro and macro economics. Natasha’s experience covers the real and fiscal sectors which includes modelling and forecasting of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), fiscal revenues, fiscal expenditure and inflation along with analytics on the interlinkages between these two sectors. Natasha also has experience in conducting statistical and econometric analysis of households and measuring efficiency amongst the private sector. Presently, Natasha is the Deputy Director at the Centre for Local Business Development, in Guyana, which is managed by DAI Global. Natasha works with companies to assist them in entering the oil and gas value chain through coaching and mentorship and manages the daily operations of the Centre. Natasha is also involved with DAI’s Quantitative tools. Natasha is the former Chairman of the Bureau of Statistics and a former Director on the Small Business Bureau’s Board, in Guyana, where she played an active role in determining policies to guide these two institutions. Natasha holds a PhD (Economics) and MSc (Agriculture Economics) from the University of Reading, United Kingdom.