Deborah grew up in Workington and attended St Joseph’s school and sixth-form. On completing a degree in English Literature, she went on to a take a post graduate Diploma course in Careers Guidance before returning to West Cumbria.
She joined Cumbria Careers Service as a Careers Adviser and has gone on to work as a Team leader, Operations Manager and Performance Manager before starting in her present role as Area Operations Manager for Inspira.
She is passionate about Cumbria and is committed to improving the life chances of young Cumbrian’s through personal development activities, youth work, careers advice and the provision of specialist services.
Deborah is pleased to to be a governor at St Joseph’s Catholic High School; she has very many happy memories of being a pupil there and her governing role will enable her to give something back to the school community. Outside of work she is an active member of the Workington Branch of Rotary International.