Entrepreneur, Author and CEO and Founder of Inspired HR. Debby was recently honoured for a fourth consecutive year as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women marking Debby's induction into Canada’s Top 100 Hall of Fame as the youngest inductee in history.
Debby Carreau is a proven leader helping businesses create great workplaces. Inspired HR was recognized as Canada’s Top HR Consultancy and advises businesses on optimizing the workplace experience and becoming an employer of choice. They provide Human Resources support for over 300,000 employees in many industries. Her book The Mentor Myth teaches people how to take control of their careers and navigate a successful career path.
Debby is highly regarded as a human capital thought leader and is recognized as of one Canada’s TOP 25 HR Leaders. She is often asked to speak and write about workplace issues and developing talent for organizations. Debby is frequently interviewed regarding optimizing human capital, women in the workplace and the importance of diversity. Debby is a regular contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine and the popular TV show The Social. Other recent coverage includes: CNBC Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Huffington Post, INC, Fortune, BBC and many others. Her focus is on women in the workplace and optimizing workplace effectiveness.
Debby is a premier partner with Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In foundation and Inspired HR is the sole Canadian partner for the new #LeanInTogether initiative together with corporate giants like Facebook, Google, Virgin and Visa. Celebrities such as Warren Buffett, Hugh Jackman and various NBA players have served as spokespeople.
She holds a Masters in Business Administration and a CHRP designation in Human Resources.