Senior Strategy Adviser, Reserve Bank of New Zealand
MInstD, LLB (Auck), BA(Hons) Harv.
Debbie is a Harvard graduate, Auckland University Law graduate and member of the NZ Institute of Directors. She has more than 18 years’ experience from some of New Zealand’s largest companies and organisations spanning multiple sectors and kaupapa. Debbie is an executive all-rounder able to lead organisations through fundamental and transformative change and successfully leads a diverse portfolio of businesses and functions.
Born in Turangi, raised by humble foster parents in the Kaipara, Debbie is also an unapologetic idealist and is always looking to apply her executive and business nous to organisations and people focused on improving social, financial and justice outcomes at local, national and international levels.
Debbie is of Tainui (Ngati Raukawa) and Italian descent.