Deborah Collier M.Sc. FRSA - President & Founder
Deborah has 18-years company Director experience to group CEO level, and she is currently on the board of directors of a leading UK government-funded education management organisation, where she advises on strategy & policy-making, provides scrutiny on executive decision-making and supports good governance. She is also an Executive Producer TV / Film, working on a small selection of high-end productions, and is an invited Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
A futurist, known internationally for strategy, digital business, innovation and skills education, Deborah's early career started in the 90's at the UK Ministry of Defence, as one of the first women in IT. Her combined analytic and creative acumen, later led her toward Web, Commerce and Marketing, which resulted in a consultative management role at PriceWaterhouseCoopers 2002-2004. She then commenced developing and leading the sale of digital and physical products and services online, using cutting-edge technologies such as early mobile commerce. She developed an educational framework and strategic planning methodologies used by organisations around the globe. As a strategic leader and creator, she has found her vocation working across media (TV / Film / Publishing) and education. During her career to 2016, she led a consultancy and training team, and has trained and advised leaders from international government ministries and organisations, and well-known blue-chip companies around the globe on e-government, business strategy, digital business, e-commerce and marketing. She has also been a columnist for a number of publications, and appeared on Channel 4 news regarding policy, regulation of the tech giants and handling of fake news and user-generated content.