Deborah is the founding director of thinkpublic, a social design agency that works with partners across the globe who want to make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the whole planet.
She was an early pioneer of co-design, service design and user engagement, leading projects and developing innovative design methods. Deborah has experience of designing and launching social ventures and services for global health-tech, pharma businesses, charities and the public sector. Working with organisations including: NHS, The Alzheimer's Society, Age UK, Mind, AstraZeneca and The Cabinet Office, she was also Head of Service Design at the global health technology company Philips and Director of Service Design and Innovation for AstraZeneca’s digital health group.
She is an accredited holistic health practitioner and forest bathing guide, she helps groups connect with the wisdom of nature, their intuition and creativity to inspire meaningful change. Deborah launched the soundasleepclub.com to help people's mental wellbeing and sleep with guided meditations, sound healing and mindfulness practices.