Debbie is a proud mum to two daughters age 22 and 19, married to Steve who she met at secondary school! Also part of Debbie’s family are two gorgeous (and huge) Bernese Mountain Dogs, meaning that she enjoys lots of walking in her spare time.
As Chief Executive and Board Member of Grimsby Town Football Club, you’ll usually find Debbie at Blundell Park, her ‘second home’. Debbie has been in the role for only a year but already describes her huge passion for the football club and everything associated with it, including the power of the football club to facilitate great work in the local community. Debbie is a member of the Grimsby Town Football Club Sports and Education Trust; the charitable organisation of the Club.
No stranger to working with young people, Debbie was formerly Chief Executive of YMCA Humber where she took pride in being instrumental in securing and helping deliver the new £8.3m aspirational building at Freeman Street, Grimsby, providing inspiring homes and facilities for young and vulnerable people in the area. Debbie formerly spent 22 years working in local government where she also spent time in the youth and community services. She was also CEO of a national arthritis charity for over 6 years.