Denise has been at the heart of Brunel’s development, from its quiet beginnings in 2017 to the friendly, bustling company it is today. Forging better futures by investing for a world worth living in has stood the test of time and resonates with our partners more than ever before. Driven by this broader goal, Denise and her fellow Board members harness their engagement with shareholders and clients to set and deliver Brunel’s strategic vision.
Denise was formerly Chair of the LGA’s Local Government Pension Committee (LGPC) and served as Board Member on the LGPS Scheme Advisory Board (SAB) from inception to May 2019. She has also served as Co-Chair of the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF).
In another capacity, Denise is Chair of Brightwell and the JPM Chase UK Retirement Plan.
Originally from Canada, where she grew up on a farm, Denise has a BA from Carleton University. She left Canada in 1985 to complete an MBA at INSEAD and subsequently pursued a career in banking at Salomon Brothers, Chase Manhattan and IBJ.