Natasha Babar-Evans

Natasha joined as an owner and COO at Wizu Workspace in July 2019 where she is currently supporting the growth of businesses in Leeds, Bradford and Sheffield and they are expanding in the North.

Prior to joining Wizu and undertaking an MBA at Leeds University, Natasha worked for a social enterprise called Entrepreneurial Spark which provided coaching to start up and scaling entrepreneurs.  Following which she became Regional Entrepreneur Director for NatWest supporting hundreds of entrepreneurs in accelerators across the North to start, scale and succeed.  Natasha has both a banking and legal background.  She was a senior associate banking lawyer at Walker Morris following which she joined Lloyds Bank and worked in various roles as Head of Transaction Execution, Client Service Director and Regional Sales Director for the North in commercial banking.

Natasha is keen to support and facilitate the growth of the Yorkshire business community.  In addition to being appointed as a board member and trustee for Trust Leeds, she is a Leeds University Leader in Residence and a member of investment readiness steering groups.

Natasha has two children and in her little spare time you can find her on a football pitch, playing cricket or doing martial arts!