Debbie Nicol
External Consultant, GCA Facilitator
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

ORSC – Organizational Relationships System Coaching – CRR Global
Change Management Practitioner Certification, Prosci®, Master of Education, University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
Master of Applied Linguistics, University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
Diploma of Human Resources, Australian Human Resources Institute, Australia.
Certificate in Hospitality TAFE Queensland, Australia.
Diploma of Teaching, Wollongong Institute of Education, Australia.



Certified Facilitation Roles

Team-Based Leadership (TBL), Leadership Development Programme (LDP), and VUCA Intervention (VUCA)


Debbie has displayed life-long commitment to Strategy, Organizational Development, Change Interventions and Corporate Learning throughout a career spanning four continents, covering regional and international roles. Perhaps more importantly, her strategic approach has produced consistent evidence of yielding maximum, yet balanced value to organizations worldwide, demonstrating ‘real’ change in both outcomes and improvements.

GCA Courses

Currently based in Dubai, and operating her own consultancy, ‘business en motion’, with GCA she contributes to the Governance Board Meetings, participates in Course Development, and runs regional workshops. Debbie brings a curious and open mind to GCA forums, and sees great merit in informal, learner-centred and collaborative approaches to corporate learning.

Research Interests

Strategy in Business, Organisational Development, Human Resources Management, Flexible Learning Deliveries, Corporate Change.

Personal Interests

Debbie is the author of four books and a change concept called ’embers of the world’. She lives, breathes and connects with the great outdoors, salt water is the elixir of life, lives for laughter and al fresco, loves an adventure in the mountains or the sea.