PR & Communications Manager
Denise joined Fairpoint PLC in November 2012, and the business went on to acquire Simpson Millar in July 2014. She has six years’ experience of working in the legal sector.
In all, she has worked in public relations and marketing for 20-plus years, encompassing running her own business in the transport and travel sector. Denise then changed careers, and moved into the hospitality and licensed trade, managing public houses for Scottish & Newcastle and Spirit Group, before acquiring her own pub restaurant and live music venues.
She was responsible for marketing the business to drive custom, through events, promotions, publicity, and general marketing and business development.
After more than 10 years in this field, Denise embarked on a final career change and entered the financial and legal sectors, joining the Fairpoint marketing department.
Denise is Simpson Millar’s Public Relations and Communications Manager and is responsible for internal communications, reputation and brand management, corporate communications and event management.
She currently manages the Press and Social Media teams, working closely with the Senior Management team, HR, and Mergers and Acquisitions.
Denise is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
Interests outside of work
Denise enjoys Latin dancing, spinning and reading.