Debbie Forster MBE | CEO, Tech Talent Charter

Debbie ForsterDebbie Forster MBE is an award-winning tech leader promoting diversity and inclusion. As the CEO of the Tech Talent Charter, she has spearheaded a groundbreaking initiative that is transforming the UK tech sector by driving greater diversity and inclusivity. Her contributions to the industry have earned her numerous accolades, including the prestigious Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Woman of the Year award in 2016 and an MBE for Services to Digital Technology and Tech Development in 2017. In 2018, she was named Diversity Leader of the Year at the Women in IT Awards and was also recognized with the We are Tech Women Editor’s Choice Award in 2020. Debbie chairs the Institute of Coding’s Diversity Board and serves on the government’s Digital Economy Council and National Cyber Advisory Board. She is also a Non-Executive Director for the Lending Standards Board and the Swiss software company, Temenos

Twitter: @debbieforster