In addition to her role at Digital Skills Authority, and her own digital, technology and media ventures, Déborah maintains a wide industry experience offering 1-2 days per month across boards on companies in the UK and North America, as a CEO, Non-Executive Director and Chair. A strategic brain, her key business skills include business, corporate, group and marketing strategy, innovation, leadership, digital business, technology and governance.
Highlights and Impact
(Key Industries: Media, Tech, Fashion, Automotive, Travel, Entertainment)
Brands: Luxury, LifeStyle, High-Tech, Cutting-Edge, Knowledge, Impact)
Digital Skills Authority - USA and UK - President
Digital Skills Authority and publisher and global industry awarding body for digital and business skills founded by Déborah. A profitable group with a net value of over $7-million, it's interactive audio visual e-learning programs include The Certificate in Online Business Series. It also delivers consultative classroom programs through it's own academy of industry trainers, or licensees 'Licensed Training Providers'. For non-competing programs, through it's 'DSA Professional Diploma Series', it provides accreditation and certifications for established global consultancy, professional service, training and membership organisations around the globe, with a focus on cutting-edge and future skills. Déborah is responsible for overall strategy, leadership, governance and group structure of the companies, including the boards and senior executives.
Portman Collier - Group CEO
A part-time venture, Portman Collier is holding company with an executive production function with shareholding in High-End TV, Film and Publishing, including a magazine TV series format, an animated comedy series, a large scale theatrical film and Digital Skills Authority companies. Déborah is also Chair of a board of 6 and executive producer leading business and creative, on a dedicated large scale theatrical film project company during the funding, planning and development phase, which is co-owned by Portman Collier the current primary investor.
FUTURE KNOWLEDGE (FUTURE INNOVATIONS) - DIGITAL & TEchnology ENtrepreneur (CEO)
Déborah blends business strategy with digital and technology innovation. Conceiving the ideas and strategic plans, she then initiates and steers leadership teams to deliver the projects. Digital Skills Authority is one of Déborah's innovations, and is part of the group of companies. She is currently developing an exciting project she has been incubating for almost 15-years.
London Learning Consortium - Corporate Board Member / Non-Executive Director
Skills education and job oppportunities for all is something Déborah feels passionate about. London Learning Consortium is a leading UK / EU government funded education management company with a subsidiary creative and media college and a charitable foundation. Working in an independent capacity, adhering to the 'Nolan Principles of Public Office', Déborah supports good governance, scrutinizes risk, and provides constructive challenge on executive decision-making and performance. She has served on the'Finance & Resources Committee', 'Quality & Curriculum Committee', and 'Business Development & Growth Committee'. She has also delivered strategic advice on group structure, business, marketing, intellectual property, future and digital opportunities in education.
BOARD ADVISORY /Non-Executive Director
Deborah delivers independent advice to boards in board advisory and non-executive director roles across the UK, Europe and North America.