Deborah Lee

Chief People Officer

Deborah Lee graduated in Chemistry with Management at the Imperial College of London. She also holds two masters in HR from SDA Bocconi (Milan) and Westminster (London). She started her professional career at BT Plc, where she ran the international HR functions for a number of the company’s largest business units including Retail HR Director, Chief Learning Officer and Chief HR Officer, Global. She led a wide variety of people projects including; the launch of BT Sport and BT’s tech literacy campaign; creating the company’s Academy; and leading the early people and culture integration stream for BT Group’s £12.5bn acquisition of EE, the UK’s largest mobile network operator. In 2017, Deborah Lee joined YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP as Chief People Officer, to lead the people and culture agenda globally for the group.