Deborah Collier

"... enterprising and an original thinker", Professor Rosenberg, University of London

"... a friendly approachable style that lended itself well to the culture we have here at Three" Jacqueline Harper - Director of Online, Hutchison 3G

" a class of her own", Deborah Grant Leading Medical Herbalist

"...a rare breed of 'half geek, half human', she can interpret technology for those of us who are not interested in technology BUT are interested in what it can do for us", Penny Power OBE

"she has the uncanny knack of being able to anticipate problems before they happen and devise innovative solutions" Noel McCarthy, then Manager PwC Online, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

" expert in e-business because of her professional background, and wide experience" Muhanna Baqer, Director of E-Payments (now Director General Strategy) - ITA Government of Oman

"Digital Diva", " intelligent and bright articulator who makes the complex simple" Steve Hyde, Chairman at the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), CEO 360 Executive Search

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About Deborah

Listed 82nd in Richtopia's 'Top 100 Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers in the World'

Deborah Collier is a futurist and strategic education and business leader, specialising in content, commerce, marketing and digital.

Passionate about the Arts and Education, she is also an Executive Producer for Film and TV, specialising in futurism, strategy, innovation, content and audience engagement.

Deborah is an influencer with a highly-influential following in academia, business, media and government. She has 18-years business leadership experience. An innovator, strategist and digital champion, she is best known for her 20-years+ e-business, marketing and e-commerce experience.

During her career, she has helped both SME's and large international organisations such as John Lewis, Seagate, Three, Kenwood, The Omani Government, South African Post Office, Skype, Delta Airlines and more.

Deborah's experience and audience spans multiple industries, particularly publishing and education. She developed and established the reputation of the industry-recognised Certificate in Online Business (COB) certifications which she founded in 2008. Her experience and credentials in both business and adult education, also won her first Non-Executive Director role, a board member strategic advisory role at leading government-backed apprenticeships organisation London Learning Consortium. She has now started translating her strategic business, marketing, education and audience engagement skills to Film and TV production, as well as advising public figures.

Current Employment

Deborah works across a portfolio of part-time roles, maintaining a wide industry and strategic experience. She is looking to add 2-3 more Non-Executive Director positions, as well as Executive Producer (Film / TV) roles.

  • President & Chief Marketing / Information Officer at The Certificate in Online BusinessResponsible for overall business, digital and marketing strategy, media productization and monetization, marketing leadership, and strategic partnerships, at this Global Digital Skills Certification Authority : Part-Time

  • Director (Non-Executive) at £5-milion UK government backed community interest company providing apprenticeships - London Learning Consortium: 2-Days Per Month (Board Meetings, Quality & Curriculum Committee, Finance & Resources Committee)

  • Executive Producer, Strategic & Audience Engagement Advisor - Portman Collier : Commissioned days per film or client.

In the Press and Media

A published author, with 31K+ Twitter followers, who achieved a 3.65-million audience reach (according to analytics company SumAll), her insights have appeared in 'Internet Retailing', 'MarketingWeek' and the national and international press. She has also written articles for publications such as 'Start Your Business' and 'The Telegraph' and presented at events such the 'Online Marketing Show'. Deborah appeared on Channel 4 News in 2018, as well live radio broadcast. Visit Press Room


Deborah enjoys writing, music, science and future tech, art and design, architecture, fashion, backgammon, languages, travel, scuba diving, hiking and good food. She is also a member of MENSA (a society which "aims to identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity").

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A Sample of Deborah's Boxsets and Books

E-Business Strategy, Planning & Management, included with the COB Certified E-Business Manager Course

E-Commerce - Planning, Implementing and Managing a Profiletable Store

Email marketing e-book by Deborah Collier: Email Marketing - Getting it Right
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