Deborah is an experienced people and organisational development professional and senior executive coach and mentor. She has over 25 years multisector international and UK experience as a Senior Director, and consultant working in the areas of People strategy, talent development and organisational change including corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion.
She has been affiliated with EI World since 2008 and has contributed to the design and delivery of EI World leadership programmes. Deborah’s personal commercial and cross-cultural experiences helps to inform her strong pragmatic and real-world systemic approach to her work as a consultant and a coach. Deborah engages clients to explore their goals, potential, growth and desired change, the current and emerging possibilities and steps to make it happen.
Working with both multinationals and government organisations, Deborah has led and been involved with several complex change and capital-intensive projects requiring cultural sensitivity and local team alignment, working across Africa, Middle East, Asia, China, Russia, Japan, Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean. She has had extensive experience working with Boards and C-suite executives both on an individual and team development level.
Deborah has designed and developed in house coaching and diversity mentoring schemes, and has been the editor for the Open University Management series. She has also spoken on the topics of Entrepreneurial Leadership, Diversity and Leadership, and Networking. She has presented, written and produced current affairs segments for international television channels. Deborah has also served as a Hospital Board Trustee, chairing the HR and Remuneration Committee.
Industry expertise: financial institutions, transport, international, UK and local government, IT, telecoms, educational institutions, FMCG, hospitality, energy, motor industries, health including the NHS and professional regulatory bodies, police authorities, not for profit voluntary sector including social enterprises.
Deborah is a Henley Business School accredited coach, ICF member. Certified practitioner: British Region of Psychological Types – MBTI Level 1&2 Advanced Registered Practitioner, Emotional Intelligence: Trait Emotional Intelligence, EQ-I 2.0, EQ -360, Team EQ-i, NLP, Huthwaite Interactive Skills. McQuaig Psychometrics Systems (job profiling and analysis/personal development)
CIPD Intermediate Employment Law Award.
Deborah is married and lives in London and when not working she enjoys travel, singing, walking and is also involved with voluntary work.