Deborah Sawyerr

she/her

Trustee
Deborah Sawyerr looks to the top right of the image. She wears sunglasses, a looped earring and a colourful headscarf.

Deborah is a Talent Planning and Resourcing consultant with over ten years senior management experience in a variety of arts organisations. Deborah is a Deputy Executive Director at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester. 

Previously she was the Executive Director at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, General Manager at the Bush Theatre and Executive Director at Talawa Theatre Company. Prior to Talawa, Deborah was the Production Manager at Nottingham Playhouse and Palace Theatre Watford.

Deborah also has a range of experience in leading organisational change, developing processes and procedures, and HR management and is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). She has a diploma in Life Coaching and is a certified Prince2 practitioner.