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Debbie Mitchell, Senior Manager

Debbie is an experienced HR professional, having worked in several generalist roles across different industries, geographies and functions, and later specialising in Organisation Development, focussing on organisation design, cultural change, employee engagement and business change in a global role at a FTSE10 company.

Debbie has developed a strong portfolio of generalist people practice, and specialist experience in organisation design and development, capability and leadership growth, employee engagement, performance management and change.

She facilitates leadership development programmes for high-potential and emerging leaders and graduates and coach clients from new to experienced business leaders.

Debbie is genuinely passionate about connecting people strategy and outcomes to driving business growth and demonstrating the value that HR teams can offer to a business and to its people.

Debbie is a published author too! She’s written two toolkit books (on Engagement and Wellbeing) published by Kogan Page and available at all good booksellers!


  • People Strategy
  • Employee Experience and Engagement
  • Organisation Design and Development
  • Talent Strategy
  • Change Management

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