Areas of Practice

  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • General Commercial
  • For Purpose, Community and CSR
  • General Business Services – Financial Services

Natalie Hughes – Consultant

Strategy, Finance & Risk – Commercial, Gaming, Hospitality


Natalie Hughes is a board director and accomplished finance, strategy and marketing consultant with an executive career at iconic international tourism and entertainment brands. She offers valuable strategic leadership, and designs growth programs and solutions that are customer-centric, innovative and financially sustainable.

Her core strengths include financial business improvements, strategic growth optimisation, product and process innovation, asset yielding, risk management and business development.

Having held senior positions with some of Australia’s leading hospitality brands, she is well attuned to the latest trends in brand and digital marketing as well as tactical sales.

A visionary and analytical thinker, Natalie can help you set ambitious growth goals along with the tactics needed to potentially transform your business or industry.

Current Boards

Board Director & Treasurer – Southern Basketball Association

Previous Roles

CEO & Founder – MissIndependent
Non Exec Director – Better Place Australia
Exec General Manager – Echo Entertainment Group
General Manager of Strategy: VIP – Tabcorp
General Manager of Finance, Marketing and Strategy: VIP – Crown
Senior Accountant – Ernst and Young


Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors