Abacus Worldwide, LLC is pleased to announce that Debbie Atkins LLB (Hons) Dip LP has joined the management team in the
role of EMEA Regional Director for the progressive international association of independent accounting, consulting and legal firms.
Based in Scotland, Atkins oversees the association’s Europe, Middle East, and Africa region, which includes 46 firms in 25 countries.
Her focus will be on Membership Recruitment/Retention, Membership Engagement and Member Referrals/Collaboration.
“We are excited to have Debbie coming on board to lead our growth and strategic initiatives in the region,” said Julio Gabay,
President and CEO of Abacus Worldwide. “Her background working with other membership organizations as well as her
legal training makes her particularly suited to serve our members in that region. Adding Debbie completes our management team
as we continue to grow globally.”
Founder of Cairnwood Consulting, Atkins has extensive experience in leadership and board positions with membership
organizations and private companies. She recently served as head of engagement for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in
Edinburgh, Scotland, with more than 32,000 members globally.
Prior to that, she worked as director of client relationship management and business development for Tods Murray LLP
and director of marketing and business development for Morton Fraser LLP.
Atkins received her legal degree from the University of Edinburgh and qualified as a solicitor in Scotland in 1999.