Deborah Collier


Deborah Collier M.Sc. FRSA is an internationally known futurist, strategic, creative education and business leader, specialising in strategy, digital, digital philosophy and humanity, content, information and audience engagement. President & founder of industry’s global ‘Digital Skills Authority‘, she is also an Executive Producer in Film / TV, and is on the board of directors of a leading UK government backed skills and apprenticeships organisation. Listed 2016 in Richtopia’s ‘Top 100 Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers in the World’, then also teaching, advising and writing about digital strategy, marketing & digital business, she had an article newsletter subscriber readership of over 200,000 leaders and professionals in industry, governments and academia internationally. She was recently awarded fellowship of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. 

Of Historial Interest - 2007 - 2012 Archive Press Coverage

E-Business Evolution White Paper (PDF 542KB) (Contributor: White paper featuring articles from leaders at John Lewis, J.P. Morgan, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Cancer Research UK and Linden Labs) - The paper and elements in the paper were featured in Telegraph Business Club, IBM Future Focus, and MarketingWeek.

Which? Magazine
Group Buying - Does purchasing via Group Buying Sites drive pricing down? (PDF 350KB)

Childrenswear Buyer magazine (RAS Publishing)
Opinion - Going from Online to Multi-Channel Retailer (PDF 92KB)

RBS/Natwest Bank Customer Magazine - Business Sense Magazine
What you can learn about your clients from social media? (PDF 201KB)

Fashion Extras (FE Magazine) and Lingerie Buyers Magazine
A Royal Pain for Retailers (PDF 194KB)

This Time Its Very Personal - Personalisation and E-tailing

Internet Retailing Special Report - The Multi-Channel Customer
'We're Shopping' pg 18-21- ( PDF 3.24MB)

Manufacturers snubbing retailers in favour of direct sales

PCPro /Alphr
Can newspapers make their online content pay?

Retail Technology Review
Price wars force manufacturers to snub retailers in favour Of direct sales

New Media Age Magazine
Madam Music (A web site produced by Deborah in 2007) Web Site Review Awarded 24/25 for Branding by NMA

Media List 2007 - 2020

Channel 4 News
IBM Future Focus
Telegraph Newspaper
Telegraph Business Club
RBS/Natwest Bank Magazine
PC Pro
Channel Pro
InternetRetailing Magazine
Which? Magazine
Marlow FM Radio
Fashion Extras
Childrens Wear Buyer Magazine
Speciality Food Magazine
Retail Bulletin
My Customer
IBM Future Focus
American Banking and Market News
International Business Times (Canada Edition)
IT Wales
...and more

Columnist 2009 - 2010

Deborah was a regular columnist for 'Start Your Business Magazine' in 2009-2010, as a strategy and digital business expert, and wrote articles for the Telegraph Business Club, Entrepreneur Magazine.

Start Your Business Magazine Jamie Oliver Cover   Start Your Business Magazine Cover - Can IBM Save the World?

Warren Buffet Start Your Business Magazine   Alan Sugar Start Your Business Magazine


Online Tactics in a Recession (PDF 330KB)

Globalise through E-Business (PDF 331KB)

Online Lessons from the Big Boys ( PDF 3,6MB)