Debbie’s career in marketing and business development kicked off in 1999; after graduating from Sheffield Hallam University with a degree in Business & Finance. Debbie joined the German-owned global foundations giant, The BAUER Group in 2001, after cutting her teeth in the world of marketing as a marketing assistant for two years prior. During her time at Bauer in the UK Debbie managed the re-brand of the organisation, from foundations contractor to flood protection contractor, during this time Debbie was also the Marketing Director of the Flood Protection Association (FPA) – a voluntary role.
After five years in the construction sector Debbie held senior marketing and business development roles in the IT and business support sectors, it was during her time with small business membership organisation that Debbie decided to set up her own marketing and business development company – Jooce Marketing & PR Ltd, which fulfilled a life-long dream of Debbie’s to be self-employed.
Jooce was founded in 2007 and provides marketing and business development support to UK-based construction companies and boasts a strong portfolio of client’s operating predominantly in the geotechnical sector, including two industry leading geotechnical membership organisations – The Federation of Piling Specialists (FPS) and the British Drilling Association (BDA). Debbie prides herself on helping her clients win business and raise their profile within the construction sector. Debbie also sits on the Ground Engineering magazine Editorial Board and is passionate about promoting women in construction.
Debbie is a voluntary member of Warrington Foodbank, where she manages the social media accounts for the organisation. Debbie is also on the Fundraising and Marketing Committees at Cheshire Dogs’ Home.
Debbie is married, with a son and three fur babies. In her spare time she enjoys fashion, reading and the odd spa treatment. As a born and bred Scouser, Debbie’s favourite place in the UK is Liverpool, closely followed by London, where she spends lots of her time doing business and the odd bit of shopping!