Debbie Wosskow OBE is recognised as one of the most prominent serial entrepreneurs in the UK, known for successfully launching and scaling businesses in the areas of digital disruption, the sharing economy and female empowerment. Thanks to her knowledge, track record and authority in those areas, Debbie holds a number of prominent leadership positions across associated sectors and is regularly interviewed on those subjects in the media, on TV and on radio. She was the founder and CEO of Love Home Swap, sold to Wyndham Destination Networks in July 2017.
As co-founder and chairperson of AllBright, Debbie, along with her co-founder Anna Jones (CEO at Hearst), aims to close the gender-based funding gap that currently prevents many women from launching and succeeding with their business ideas.
A long standing investor herself, Debbie has personally backed a number of female-led businesses including LifeStyler, a digital marketplace for style services, and TAP, a technology platform for events.
Debbie was the founding chairman of Sharing Economy UK (SEUK) and sits on the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board. She is currently shortlisted for the City AM 2017 ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’. Hailing from a family of female entrepreneurs, her entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 25 when Debbie launched her first company Mantra, a marketing consultancy, later sold to Loewy Group in 2009. Debbie is a Trustee of the Hampstead Theatre.