Deborah is Malpa’s Director of Curriculum and School Engagement and is an educational leader with over thirty years experience in Australia, the UK and Saudi Arabia.

She has deep cross cultural experience and connections with Australia's First Nations Peoples. In Pintubi Country she is known as Nangala. Deborah has specialist expertise in Aboriginal education and cross cultural learnings and managed the design and delivery of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures for the Australian Curriculum.

Deborah frequently presents at education conferences and leads professional development events focussed on the development and implementation of innovative curriculum.