Nataša serves as CFI’s Managing Director where she shapes CFI’s vision and drives strategy implementation, building upon CFI’s strong foundation. She also ensures the quality of CFI’s programs, including oversight of research and publications, and develops influence and funding strategies in support of CFI’s work.
Nataša comes to CFI from the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, housed at Santa Clara University. There, she served as lead for the Center’s social enterprise ecosystem product offerings and supported organizational alignment, strategic planning, business development, and key stakeholder engagement. She previously worked with the World Bank and IFC on financial inclusion, digital finance, and consumer protection. Earlier in her career, Natasa served as the Vice President of The Boulder Institute of Microfinance.
Nataša has a graduate degree in European Integration Studies from the University of Bologna and University of Sarajevo in partnership with the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree in International Relations from William and Mary. She is fluent in English and Bosnian.