HM Trade Commissioner for Asia Pacific

Natalie Black

Natalie Black

Biography

Natalie Black became Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner (HMTC) for Asia Pacific, covering North-East Asia, South-East Asia and Australasia in September 2018.

Natalie has held a number of posts in Her Majesty’s Government.

Previous roles include:

  • Deputy Head of the Number 10 Policy Unit
  • Director of the Internet Harms Unit
  • Director of the Office of Cyber Security, Cabinet Office

Before joining the Civil Service, Natalie was the Chief of Staff for Security at the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, London2012, and a management consultant.

Natalie is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Harvard Kennedy School, where she was a Fulbright scholar.

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HM Trade Commissioner for Asia Pacific

The HM Trade Commissioner (HMTC) for Asia Pacific oversees all Department for International Trade (DIT) work in North-East Asia, South-East Asia and Australasia including:

  • growing the overall bilateral trade and investment relationship
  • improving market access for British companies, including small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)
  • developing finance and trade policy

The HMTC also works closely with the wider diplomatic network and UK-based colleagues to coordinate Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) activity on our wider prosperity agenda.

Department for International Trade