Denise co-founded Bennetts Associates in 1987 and plays a strategic role in the overall design direction of the practice. Key projects she has been involved with include a major City office development, a new headquarters for a software company, a school for children with severe learning difficulties and a commission for Dogs Trust. Denise takes lead responsibility for the practice’s financial and legal affairs. She is a respected architectural critic and is an assessor for several awards schemes. She also serves as an external examiner at architecture schools across the UK.