Debbie has over 25 years of experience working with Blue Chip organizations. Clients value her wealth of expertise and pragmatism. Prior to working as an independent consultant, Debbie held successively larger leadership roles in operational management and Human Resources within American Express.
During her professional career, she has successfully implemented a number of international change management programs including outsourcing, e-enablement and acquisition projects. Her work with broad and diverse teams has resulted in a number of industry awards for results delivery, demonstrating her ability to bring significant value to the organization while leveraging the combined strength of her teams through inclusive leadership.
Her high energy facilitation style is pragmatic and individual-learner centered. Unique among her skills is the ability to encourage learners to feel comfortable to speak out and share their own unique frames of reference and personal experience, seek new insights and challenge the status quo.
Among her international clients, Debbie has worked closely within the finance, technology, professional services, pharmaceutical and travel business sectors. Representative clients are Logica CMG, HBOS plc, Financial Conduct Authority, Novartis, Ernst & Young, Raytheon, Volvo, Metlife, Vodafone, Leo Burnett, British and American Tobacco, as well as American Express. Her recent experience includes leadership development and cultural change assignments with higher education establishments in the UK.
Debbie is a graduate and Chartered Member of the British Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).