Deborah is Chief of Staff at the Office of the Prime Minister. She is also the former Head of the Commercial Affairs Division in the Attorney General's Chambers and had responsibility for review and provision of legal advice on all Commercial Affairs for the Government of Jamaica in areas of Commercial Practice.

Deborah also previously held positions as Consultant with the National Integrity Action, Country Managing Partner (Jamaica) at Lex Caribbean, and Board Chairman for Spectrum Management Authority. She also served as a Director on the Board of Universal Access Fund Company Limited.