Dreamer & Doer
April 2004 - To date
The social design agency on a mission to creatively solve complex social issues.
November 2000 - To date
Helping people unwind their minds before bed with live and on-demand classes.
January 2018 - To date
Nature inspired experiential events to nurture creativity and wellbeing.
DESIGN BUSINESS PARTNER & DIRECTOR OF SERVICE DESIGN AT PHILIPS
July 2017 - January 2019
Leading service design for Philips, a multinational corporation focused in the area of health technology.
CO-FOUNDER VINTAGE CINEMA
October 2016 - September 2017
Exciting pop-up cinema experiences across The Chilterns.
DIRECTOR OF INNOVATION & SERVICE DESIGN DIGITAS LBI & ASTRAZENECA
May 2014 - January 2016
Leading global innovation and service design practice for the Digital Innovation Group, set-up bt AstraZeneca a multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company and DigitasLBi's an International Technology Agency.
Deborah was an early pioneer of co-design and user engagement, speaking at international events, writing publications on innovative social design methods, alongside winning a wide range of design and entrepreneurship awards for her work.
She founded thinkpublic in 2004 at the age of 23, after volunteering at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, where she spotted the opportunity to use design to improve the patient experience and healthcare services.
Deborah has experience of designing and launching social ventures/ services for global health-tech and pharma businesses, charities and the public sector.
She’s a trained sound healer and is passionate about working with nature and holistic techniques to inspire creativity, thoughtful leadership and improve mental wellbeing.
"Do not go where the path may lead. Instead, go where there is no path and leave a trail"