Background and experience
Appointed to the board on 1 August 2013
Until 30 April 2020, Denise was a consultant at Eversheds-Sutherland LLP , having been a partner from 2004 to 30 April 2019. Previously she was Company Secretary and General Counsel at ASDA Group plc, later part of Wal-Mart, from 1993 to 2004. Prior to this she worked in the City in corporate finance with Slaughter and May. Denise’s previous non-executive directorships include The British Olympic Association, Redrow plc, SCS Upholstery plc and Scarborough Building Society.
Denise was appointed as senior independent non-executive director on 1 November 2018. She is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.