Founder, Combined Skills Group
Natalie started working part-time at a family business from the age of 13, where she developed her customer-focused approach to life – and lives by the saying “Your ATTITUDE determines your ALTITUDE”!
Natalie Delport is an accredited Facilitator, Assessor, Moderator, Assessment Designer, Coach and Mentor. She completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management (NQF 8) through the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business in 2012 with a focus on Organisational Development. Prior to that, in 2009, she embarked on an RPL process against an Advanced Certificate in Leadership (NQF level 6) and this allowed her to complete her PGDip. In 2004 she obtained a Higher Diploma in Business Management (NQF 6) through Damelin. She also possesses a Certificate in Entertainment Law from the University of Johannesburg and Certificates in Digital Media Management & Broadcast Management from Rhodes University’s Sol Plaatje Institute. She has a wealth of knowledge in the education and management sectors and has worked her way up from being in an entry-level job, to the most senior positions that she now holds. In 2015 Natalie was certified by the International NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Institute as an NLP Practitioner and in November 2017 she completed her NLP Masters. She has also attended numerous motivational, communications, sales, marketing, computer and training/mentoring workshops and courses over the last 30 years.
Natalie served as a board member of the MICT SETA from 2014 to 2018 and she was Chairman of the Board of the Southern African Communications Industries Association (SACIA) from May 2016 to May 2018. She also served as the Chairman for the National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) Skills Forum, from 2012 to 2017.
From 2004 to 2007, Natalie was the Chairman of Animation SA, a section 21 company promoting growth and education in the animation industry in South Africa. She was also a member of the Gauteng Film Partnership and a member of the Advisory Panel for the University of Johannesburg’s Audio-visual Communications department.