Debbie Shields

Debbie Shields


As Director, Debbie heads up the Interim and Third Sector divisions of Aspen’s business. She is a highly experienced recruiter with more than ten years experience covering a wide variety of sectors.

For the majority of her career, Debbie has worked with Senior Leadership Teams on key appointments in the Executive and Non Executive space across a broad spectrum of Public, Private and Third Sector organisations. Although she has predominantly worked in Scotland, she has additional experience of working in London.

Debbie has a deep, personal interest in the Non-Profit sector and in particular she possesses a strong commitment to ensuring diversity. She is President of Scottish Women in Business, Chair of the SAY Women charity and in 2020 was appointed as a Trustee of the prestigious Judy Murray Foundation. The latter have a specific vision to bring tennis into rural and disadvantaged areas of Scotland.

Debbie Shields is a highly professional and skilled individual who took great care when supporting me through my journey to become CEO of a remarkable charity. Never too busy to take a call or answer a message, she provided a first class service throughout the recruitment process.

“I cannot thank Debbie enough for her support, guidance and most of all her encouragement.”

Rob Murray – Cancer Support Scotland Chief Executive