Deborah SmithDateline: Deborah Smith, Managing Director of Wordsmith Communication, a strategic communi
First Published: Oct 19, 2010 / Last Published: Oct 19, 2010
Prior to setting up Wordsmith Communication in 2009, Deborah thoroughly enjoyed a seventeen-year career in corporate and public affairs, starting at BAA plc and culminating in a position on the Board of The NEC Group, Birmingham as Marketing and Communications Director. She was also a board member of Tourism West Midlands. During this time, as well as shaping the reputation of some well-known UK brands, she also advised a number of high profile leaders on their personal reputations and profiles. With a reputation as “a genuine wordsmith and seasoned communicator,” Deborah is an experienced media spokeswoman and speech writer and has significant experience of handling media and public interest during high profile incidents and events. Fundamentally, she has an innate understanding of how to communicate in a compelling and effective way. Deborah works with senior individuals to bring out their strengths and to shape their approach to communicating in order that they can achieve their outcomes and those of their organisations.