Debbie has extensive experience of working in senior executive roles in the social housing sector. She is the former Group Chief Executive of Housing Plus Group; a role she held for over 13 years. Prior to this, she was Director of Operations for South Staffordshire Housing Association, and she is a professionally qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Since leaving Housing Plus, Debbie established her own coaching and housing consultancy. She is a coach/mentor with a Masters in Coaching & Mentoring and works with leaders in a range of sectors. Debbie also undertakes consultancy projects in the social housing sector.
Debbie has a track record of working at board level, and has experience of leading operations in asset management/investment, housing services and care & support. She has considerable experience of strategic management planning, governance, risk management and financial strategy and planning and development. Debbie is also an experienced non-executive, having served on a number of local and regional bodies, including chairing the South Staffordshire LSP and being a member of the NHF West Midlands regional committee.
Debbie is currently the Chair of the Group’s Finance & Investment Committee and Old Park Services Board.