Debbie joined Ofsted as Director, Social Care and Regional Director, London in September 2013. Her previous professional experience includes:
- Executive Director, Children and Young People’s Service, Lambeth Council
- President, Association of Directors of Children’s Services, 2012 to 2013
- Corporate Director, Children and Learning, Luton Council
- Interim Director, Children’s Services, Stoke on Trent City Council
- Acting Director, Social Care and Health, Durham County Council
Debbie is also a qualified social worker with extensive experience in children’s services. She has a Masters in Public Sector Management.