Natalie Stephan is a Business Advisor for the Middle East Investment Initiative (MEII) in Palestine, where she provides technical assistance, business advisory services, and financial software solutions to local SMEs. She has over 11 years of experience in the banking sector. Prior to MEII, Ms. Stephan worked for the Arab Bank in the Retail Department, in the Treasury Department as a Money Market Supervisor, and in the Corporate Department as a Relationship Manager. Ms. Stephan holds a BS in Accounting from Birzeit University in Palestine and an ACI Dealing Certificate from the Financial Markets Association of France.