Debbie Grimshaw is an award winning Executive Assistant at Brother UK, the Information, Communication and Technology Company.
During a 28-year career with the business, she has provided Executive Support to the Senior Leadership teams of Brother UK/Brother International Europe and has been active in their corporateresponsibility and community engagement projects.
In her current role, Debbie manages the complex and demanding diary of Phil Jones MBE, one of the North West’s prominent business leaders and heads up the Brother UK Executive Support Team. She is a huge ambassador of the Brother brand and in 2016 was awarded Manchester PA of the Year Brand Champion.
Debbie is an active member of the Manchester PA Network and a great advocate of networking, encouraging others to appreciate the benefits of membership, to demonstrate how it has helped her to grow in her own career and given her a platform on which to build a professional profile. In September 2015 she won a WeAreTheCity Top 50 Rising Star Award recognising female talent in the pipeline and in November 2015 received the inaugural Manchester PA of the Year award.
Her passion to promote the EA/PA profession drives her to coach and mentor her peers at Brother, creating a strong sense of togetherness amongst a team. She shares best practice internally and within her professional network, aspiring to be a positive role model.
Outside of Brother UK, Debbie works alongside children’s charities in her community and a local animal shelter.