Debbie has been CEO of Academy Transformation Trust, a large multi academy trust (special, primary and secondary academies plus an FE arm) since September 2018. She was previously the Deputy and Acting CEO at Diverse Academies Learning Partnership; an HMI; and the Principal of Nunthorpe Academy, Middlesbrough (high performing – Ofsted outstanding in all aspects). Debbie was invited to Downing Street for an ‘Inspirational Women Leaders’ reception in 2014 as a result of her work.
A qualified teacher of 33 years, Debbie has supported national projects, conferences and working parties for the DfE, the Institute of Education and others.
She sits on Govnet’s Education Advisory Board.