Natalie Ibu is the artistic director and CEO of theatre company tiata fahodzi. Previously she was the Creative Producer for In Good Company, launching the regional artist development programme in the East Midlands for Derby Theatre, Embrace Arts Leicester and Create Mansfield. Other roles include Programme Manager at the Roundhouse, Creative Producer for Only Connect and Associate Director (Warehouse) for HighTide Festival Productions. As a director, credits include readings and productions of new plays in venues in Scotland and England. Natalie is a trustee of the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme and she is a South East Area Council Member for Arts Council England.