Debbie started her career in the hospitality industry where she worked for a number of years. Debbie then undertook a career change into recruitment, where she has worked for almost 20 years before coming to UQ. Debbie brings a wealth of recruitment knowledge across multiple disciplines and can assist in improving employability skills to assist with long term success. 

Debbie is currently undertaking a Bachelor Degree in Counselling.

Areas of responsibility

  • Consulting with students studying tourism, hospitality and events to discuss career planning, employability advice, and recruitment processes
  • Developing resources and events for tourism, hospitality and events students
  • Managing the professional placement of the Tourism and Hospitality Work Integrated Learning program
  • Engaging with industry, including in relation to recruitment, candidate attraction and student engagement strategies for tourism, hospitality and events students