Debbie Geraghty has worked for Plymouth Music Zone for 14 years having been its Development Director for six years before taking over the helm. Debbie came to the charity sector following a successful career in broadcasting as a political correspondent and programme producer. Before entering journalism, she lived and worked in Japan for six years creating and leading language and cultural programmes.
She represents the south west as a committee member on the Institute of Fundraising’s national Cultural Sector Network set up recently to improve fundraising within arts and heritage organisations. She regularly mentors other leaders and fundraisers and is passionate about personal development and self-care and using the arts as a powerful tool for social change.