What is the role of a Middle Manager?


UNSW Business School
Adjunct Associate Professor

A specialist in coaching executives and project teams to enhance personal energy, leadership and teamwork, Denise has experience working with leaders across a broad range of industries including government, aviation, construction, engineering, health services and manufacturing.

Since 2003, Denise has been the Alumni Mentor Program Coordinator and in 2005, she received the prestigious Dean's Alumni Service Award to become an Honouree AGSM MBA Alumni, one of only six people to be granted Honouree status in the school's 36-year history.

Denise holds an undergraduate degree in Communications and Public Relations, and a postgraduate qualification in International Studies, Applied Psychotherapy, Counselling and Organisational Coaching.

Professional qualifications to support her coaching, training and consulting work include accreditation in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Team Management Systems, Hogan Assessment Systems, Emotional and Social Competence Inventory, Situational Leadership and Advanced Skills in Mediation. She possesses a Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and Training and is a member of the International Coaches' Federation.


  • MBA
  • Executive Coaching
  • Leading from Within
  • Leading for High Performance
  • The Middle Manager Program

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