Deborah is a cultural and communications specialist. She was the first Artistic Director of Kinsale Arts Festival and Arts Digital Adviser to the British Council in London. As a theatre producer she has produced hundreds of artists and their work in Ireland and abroad.
During her time at the British Council she pioneered new international digital projects in Japan 'Connected' and Qatar 'Gulf Stage', redeveloped the 'Edinburgh Showcase' and created the Digital strategy for Arts Global. She is an RSA Fellow. She recently joined the Communications Unit in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin as Digital Editor.