Debbie has worked in FE for over 16 years. She is now Faculty Director for Customer and Service industries and Academic studies at Milton Keynes College. She has also looked after Apprenticeships across the whole college provision and feels that it is vital that employers are at the heart of everything she and her colleagues do. She started her working life as an Apprentice and is supportive of the Government’s drive to increase Apprenticeship numbers across all sectors of the economy. She has also worked at Northampton College prior to her current 8 year stint at Milton Keynes where she has gone from being a curriculum manager to her current role as a member of the College’s senior leadership team. When not at work Debbie looks after two young children and sits on the boards of various arts bodies in Milton Keynes.