Debbie Kirby

Debbie was awarded HRNZ’s HR Person of the Year in 2020 and the winner of the Leadership Award.  Debbie is currently the HR General Manager for Downer NZ Ltd.

A senior Human Resource generalist with experience in learning & development, employee relations, coaching & advising, performance management, recruitment, and strategy development & implementation, A skilled communicator and facilitator with the ability to build successful relationships across a range of diverse stakeholders from Unions to the Executive team. Proven capability in project management and change management with a particular interest in diversity. A strong history of leadership and excellent performance.