Debbie Akehurst

Debbie Akehurst is the Chief Executive for Central District Alliance and Hatton Garden BIDs, working across the public, private and third sectors. Debbie has years of experience of working in property, regeneration and economic development.

Developing partnerships and bringing people and sectors together to deliver better outcomes is invaluable to the businesses and stakeholders of both BIDs. Creating social value and enhancing the communities she serves sits at the heart of Debbie’s approach and she specialises in working with businesses to help them develop strategies to support the communities in which they operate.

Debbie has previously sat on the Mayor of London’s Skills Board and MOPAC Board. She was awarded an Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award by the UK Social Mobility Commission Awards for her work on Social Value and Justice.