Denise is a graduate of Loughborough University where she studied Mathematics and Physical Education. Loughborough is renowned for its sporting traditions and as well as enjoying academic success, Denise represented her country at athletics. After graduation she spent time travelling with her husband in Asia and South America before returning to the UK to continue her teaching career.
Denise has taught mathematics in a variety of schools including a girls’ grammar school, a boarding school and a large international school in Abu Dhabi. Her most recent post was as Deputy Head of a prestigious North London independent school. Her wider expertise includes the National Qualification for Headship as well as being a regular inspector of other schools for the Independent Schools’ Inspectorate.
Outside school Denise continues to enjoy sport, knitting and travelling with her family.