Deborah Turner, Kent Area Leader, chartered surveyor and founder of YOU Image Consultancy was recognised for her ongoing championing of women in business and small businesses at the FSB National Conference in London this February.
Mike Cherry OBE and National Chairman presented Deborah with an award for Exceptional Achievement.
Mike said; “Deborah is a driving force in Kent making sure the membership is represented through events and in the media, in particular on the topics of diversity and women in business. Deborah has initiated and hosted more than 40 local events over the past few years from women in business brunches, to roundtable meetings with Ministers, workshops with students and recently a conference focusing on mental health in the workplace. Her constant drive, enthusiasm and professionalism have encouraged and supported so many in Kent.”
“It was a complete surprise,” Deborah said. “If I had known I would have worn my other shoes! I am now pleased to be planning a strategy to support BAME members on a national basis.”
Deborah will be hosting a Women in Business event in Ashford on 5 March 2019 in Ashford.