National Director of Systems Leadership
Debbie is responsible within the Leadership Centre for a national Systems Leadership programme, which includes the provision of place-based support for leaders to help people develop their capacity to lead across organisational and sector boundaries. Debbie is also leading on extending these approaches to other sectors, including the built environment through the Place Alliance initiative.
Prior to joining the Leadership Centre, Debbie was Chief Executive at the National Skills Academy for Social Care, the primary body for leadership development in the sector. She writes regularly on leadership issues and speaks extensively at national and sector events on Systems Leadership. She also has extensive non-executive experience in leadership as a Board member in not-for-profit social care organisations and housing associations.