Natascha Lord

Natascha Lord

Managing Director – International Trade & Investment Office, Missouri Department of Economic Development

Natascha joined the Missouri Department of Economic Development in 2018.  Throughout her time at DED, she has served in a number of roles, including Trade Manager for the Americas’ region, as well as Coordinator for the Jefferson City Office.  

Natascha currently serves as the Managing Director for the International Trade & Investment Office overseeing the daily operations of the global office network in Brazil, Canada, Cote d’Ivoire, China, Europe, India, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New York, South Korea and the UAE.  Along with the team, Natascha enjoys assisting Missouri companies to export their products and services overseas.  

Natascha is a Certified Global Business Professional and a fluent German-speaker.  Natascha is a graduate of Missouri Southern State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Bachelor of Arts in German.  As a US State Department Benjamin A Gilman Scholar, she also spent time studying at the Katholische Universität in Eichstätt, Germany. 

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