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Debbie Forster MBE is an award-winning figure in the areas of diversity, tech and education. Debbie is also the trustee champion for safeguarding, diversity and raising concerns on the British Council Board. She brings 30 years of experience in education, safeguarding and education policy to the board, first as a teacher and head teacher, then working both in education policy and as CEO of edtech charity, Apps for Good. She is currently a portfolio consultant and CEO for the Tech Talent Charter. She also serves on the Institute of Coding's Diversity Board and the government's Digital Economy Council.

First term: 28 October 2019 - 27 October 2022