Deborah has spent over 25 years as a PR and communications specialist, delivering effective strategies for companies from start-ups to Fortune 500 giants across a wide range of sectors. Starting in Text 100’s prestigious graduate training programme she progressed quickly to become director of one of the UK’s
largest regional PR groups within six years. She then established her own award-winning business – Republic PR – which she ran for 10 years growing to a team of 25 people and £4m turnover in London’s West End. Having sold Republic to Engine, Deborah now hand-picks projects requiring a mix of senior expertise and hands-on delivery.
She currently delivers diversity communications for Barratt plc and also for Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the UK, where D&I comms forms part of a wider communications strategy. She also advises a number of smaller UK businesses and specialists