Joe Natale Joins Advisory Board

Altas Partners is delighted to welcome Joe Natale to the firm’s Advisory Board.

Joe brings tremendous executive, leadership and broad-based technology experience to the Advisory Board. He joins Yves de Balmann, Tony Bowe, John Francis, Andrew Hauptman and Katie Taylor on the Advisory Board.


Joe Natale is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Telus Corporation. During his 12-year tenure at Telus, he held positions of increasing responsibility, helping build a national communications company that is recognized globally for its financial and operating performance, customer loyalty, team member engagement and corporate social responsibility.

Prior to Telus, Joe held senior leadership roles at KPMG Consulting, including Global Managing Director in consumer and industrial markets, Country Leader for Canada and Managing Partner for Business Transformation Services. Joe joined KPMG Consulting after the company he founded, PNO Management Consultants Inc., was acquired by KPMG in 1997. He began his career at Accenture in 1987 in strategy and transformation services.

Joe currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Celestica. He is a member of the Board of Soulpepper Theatre Company and the Board of Trustees of Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. He sits on the University of Waterloo, Dean of Engineering Advisory Council. Joe and his wife Melissa are active members of the community, supporting initiatives in healthcare and the arts.

Joe is a past recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.


Altas Partners is an investment firm with a long-term orientation focused on acquiring significant interests in high-quality, market-leading businesses in partnership with outstanding management teams. Key elements of our approach include prudent capital structures, active ownership through strategic and operational support and an emphasis on sustainable value creation. We strive to deliver outstanding investment returns for our investing partners. Altas was founded as a collaborative partnership and is led by seasoned private equity professionals and experienced operating executives.

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