Natujwa Maliondo

Senior Trade Development Officer (Southeast Asia),
Government of Alberta

Finding Success in International Markets

This session will focus on the complexities and strategies essential for agri-food businesses venturing into the global arena. Our panellists will delve into the intricacies of growing international sales and share key strategies around navigating the evolving world of e-commerce. Finding Success in International Markets offers valuable perspectives about global expansion and will explore the strategic approaches, challenges, and successes in the dynamic landscape of international markets within the agri-food industry.


Natujwa (Natu) Maliondo is a dynamic and accomplished professional whose career journey has spanned diverse provinces and industries including seven years in Retail Banking at CIBC, where she honed her financial expertise and developed strong client-relations skills. Transitioning to International Business roles with the Government of New Brunswick, she excelled in relationship building and trade development over six years. Currently, Natu serves as a Senior Trade Development Officer (Southeast Asia) at the Government of Alberta where she leverages her international business acumen to guide and assist Alberta companies in navigating global export endeavors. Natu is a passionate connector, dedicated to building networks and fostering global relationships. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Economics) from St. Thomas University, where she cultivated her curiosity for the complexities of human behavior and economic systems. Her passion for entrepreneurship and international business led her to pursue an MBA in Entrepreneurship from University of New Brunswick. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, and raised in Morogoro, Tanzania, Natu embodies a unique blend of cultures and holds a deep appreciation for diversity. Beyond her professional pursuits, she finds joy in spending quality time with loved ones, dancing, immersing herself in the pages of captivating books, and exploring the world through travel.

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