A corporate affairs expert with nearly 20 years of experience spanning the financial services, retail and energy industries, Deb Russell has worked in house and in agencies for some of Australia’s best-known brands. Covering ASX-listed companies as well as startups and privately held businesses, Deb has led teams both large and small and held national and global remits in corporate affairs and communications.
Deb enjoys working in issues-rich environments and with partners to successfully devise and deliver outcome-focused strategies that lead change, spur advocacy and build brand reputation. She cares deeply about making a better world through innovation and social progress, and has always been attracted to companies that have a positive and important place in everyday life.
Deb is an IABC Gold Quill Award winner and a Creative Partnerships Australia Good Practice Recognition Award winner. She holds a BA (Media and Communications) from UNSW.