We are very happy to announce that Deborah O’Neill is our Industry Advisor. We are sure this will be a very fruitful relationship. Deborah has great knowledge about the Digital world and we are grateful to have such an expert helping us develop The Youth Group.


Jack, the CEO of The Youth Group said:

“Deborah cares about young people in such a meaningful way and she leads with kindness and cares about lifting others up. Her experience in digital transformation and digital creation is impressive and is recognised for this across the industry. Deborah’s commitment and skills will help us improve the odds for more young people across the commonwealth and I welcome her as one of our trusted industry advisors.”


Trying to help young people means we need to be able to reach them. Thanks to Deborah’s understanding of technology, being on top of new IT solutions, we can make our work easier and better. Apart from knowing technology, Deborah also has a great experience in working with youth. She gets youth. And she knows how to help them become independent and gain the skills that will help them fly.


Deborah, Head of UK Digital and Partner at Oliver Wyman said:

“In an increasingly digital world, it is vital that we use technology as an enabler to help young people connect, learn and realise their full potential. I am honoured to be working alongside Jack and the Youth Group to increase the reach of their life changing work across the commonwealth.”


About Deborah

Deborah O’Neill is a partner and UK Head of Digital at Oliver Wyman, where she leads complex digital transformations at the world’s largest companies. She helps her clients build out their engineering and delivery capability, making them self-sufficient and able to make changes more rapidly. An expert in untethering businesses from technology systems and approaches no longer fit for purpose, Deborah has recently worked on the build and launch of several Greenfield businesses. 

She is widely published on issues relating to how financial services companies can free themselves from legacy IT infrastructure, use data to strengthen connections to customers and better use analytics to prepare for AI. 

Deborah’s work as a female leader has been recognised with numerous accolades. She is a committed advocate for gender equality who seeks to create mentoring and sponsorship opportunities for future female technologists both within Oliver Wyman and the industries she operates.


About The Youth Group

The Youth Group is designed by young people with the sole purpose of better serving young people, building bridges, breaking everyday barriers. We're an enterprise across the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia & Canada which seeks to improve the odds for young people aged 18 to 30 by enabling them to learn, work and live more meaningful lives.