With a career in marketing, customer experience and communications, Debbie Yardley has worked in the UK and New Zealand across many industries, including IT, telco, retail, social enterprises, and health care. Currently she is Head of Marketing at Artemis, a producer of natural health products, as well as principal of Storytelling Ltd, a marketing and communications consultancy.
Prior to 2019, Debbie specialised in the health sector, including six years as a senior manager at Green Cross Health, New Zealand’s largest provider of health care services encompassing The Doctors (40 medical centres), Unichem, Life Pharmacy and Access Community Health within the group.
Having worked alongside many boards and undertaken formal training offered by the Institute of Directors, Debbie is expanding her career portfolio with governance roles. Debbie moved to Waiheke Island in 2003, deciding there was no better place on the planet to raise a family and has never looked back.