Deborah has over 13 years of international experience managing policy and government affairs for Fortune 500 companies, including Google and Uber.
During her time at Google, Deborah held roles in Singapore and Washington, D.C. She helped launch offices and localize products in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, before moving on to build Google’s diplomatic relationships with foreign embassies in Washington. She also served as vice chairman of the Asia Internet Coalition and led public affairs campaigns on topics including the economic impact of the internet, internet governance and child safety.
At Uber, Deborah was the head of Southeast Asia stakeholder engagement where she worked on grassroots activism campaigns as well as traditional engagement with government officials in the region. Prior to her time in the private sector, Deborah worked for the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore in various roles, including managing international relations with Africa, business development with Europe and transportation policy with Europe and North America.
Deborah has delivered talks on international business at Georgetown University and the National University of Singapore. She graduated with an honors degree in political science from the National University of Singapore.