Deborah is an experienced people and organisational development professional and senior executive coach and mentor. She has over 30 years multisector international and UK experience as a Senior Director, and consultant working in the areas of strategic HR, talent development and organisational change including corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion.
Working with both multinationals, government organisations including the Foreign Office, NHS and TFL local government and the third sector, Deborah has been involved with several complex change and capital-intensive projects requiring cultural sensitivity and local team and HR systems alignment, working across Africa, Middle East, Asia, China, Russia, Japan, Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean.
Her personal commercial and cross-cultural experiences help to inform her strong pragmatic and real-world systemic approach to her work as a consultant and a coach. Deborah has had extensive experience working with Boards and C-suite executives both on an individual and team development level.
Deborah has designed and developed large scale in house coaching and diversity mentoring schemes for the NHS and TFL and other bespoke diversity mentoring programmes. Additionally she has designed and delivered diversity and inclusion and unconscious bias workshops covering values, discrimination, bullying and harassment within the airline, IT, manufacturing, finance and luxury motor trade sectors.. She has spoken on the topics of Entrepreneurial Leadership, Diversity and Leadership, Networking and 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 and was an Editor for the Open University Management series.
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 an ICF member and Henley Business School accredited coach. 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.