Debra is an established HR director with more than 25 years' experience in HR. Prior to becoming an independent consultant, she held HR posts in the systems integration, insurance, hospitality and telecoms industries.
As a consultant, Debra has worked with the public and private sectors, including corporate clients and small and medium-sized enterprises.
Debra has led change in both her corporate role and as a consultant, particularly around talent management, TUPE and employee relations. Debra has extensive knowledge relating to the creation of strong collaborative working environments through consultation, including working in unionised environments.
She has spoken at several high-profile events, such as the CIPD and TUC conferences, to demonstrate a best-practice approach to other organisations on topics such as employee voice and the approach to outsourcing.
Debra is a Fellow of the CIPD and is an assessor for the CIPD Experience assessment programme.