Partner and Founder
Natasha Nankivell is Partner and Founder of Global Alternative Funds.
Prior to founding Global Alternative Funds, Natasha was Managing Director and Global Partner at The Carlyle Group from 2011-2018.
During her time at The Carlyle Group Natasha was responsible for Carlyle’s relationships with Institutional and High Net Worth investors across Australia and New Zealand, working with her clients on portfolio development and investment opportunities across all alternative asset classes of private equity, private debt, infrastructure & energy and real estate .
Natasha joined The Carlyle Group from Macquarie Group where she was Executive Director and Head of Private Capital Markets for Asia.
Over her career in investment banking which to date has spanned 30 years, Natasha has held senior positions at banks and other financial institutions. These include Challenger Financial Services, Merrill Lynch International and Bankers Trust.
Natasha is also currently Chair of Queensland Investment Corporation’s Private Capital Markets Investment Committee, a Council Member at the University of Wollongong and a Governor of the Board of Trustees and Investment Committee Member of the Centenary Institute.
Natasha has a Bachelor of Science in Pure and Applied Mathematics from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia