Deborah Leary
Forensic Pathways

Head Judge

As CEO and Founder of Forensic Pathways (FPL), Deborah has responsibility for the strategic management and direction of Forensic Pathways, focussing particularly on the exploitation of its product and service offering to international markets and the Company’s commitment to Corporate Governance.

Forensic Pathways is an international consultancy and forensic technology design company, developing innovative technologies for the forensic and intelligence field and providing world class experts in the forensic arena across all forensic disciplines including laboratory design, digital forensics and ballistics. In addition the Company provides and Due Diligence and Fraud Investigation services including Dark Web Monitoring to a range of both private and corporate clients.

Throughout its 18 year history the Company has won many awards for innovation and business and in 2017 was appointed as an Export Champion for the Department for International Trade. In August 2018 Forensic Pathways was presented with a Board of Trade Award by the Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox.

Deborah is an international motivational speaker and consultant on entrepreneurship and innovation, regularly speaking on issues such as entrepreneurship, international trade, optimisation of innovation, IP strategy, personal branding, strategic networking and Corporate Social Responsibility.

She holds a number of Board positions outside of her responsibilities as CEO of Forensic Pathways.

Additional roles:

• Junior Vice President Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
• Director – United Nations Global Compact on Corporate Social Responsibility UK Network
• Executive Board Member of the Greater Birmingham Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce
• Advisory Member – All Parliamentary Party Working Group on Women & Enterprise