Denise is the School Director at the International School of Berne. British by birth, Denise has been in Switzerland since 1995 and is proud to have Swiss nationality. Denise was initially trained as a secondary school English literature teacher and taught in the UK for seven years before moving into international education. Denise worked for 14 years at Haut Lac International Bilingual School where she gained her IB MYP experience, becoming the MYP Coordinator and then Head of Secondary. She joined Knightsbridge Schools International as School Director and subsequently led teaching, learning and curriculum for the school group.
Denise is also an IB Lead Educator involved in training IB workshop leaders, site visitors and consultants, as well as IB chairs for synchronised visits. She attends IB regional events as a 'field representative' focusing on quality assurance and workshop leader development. Denise is CIS trained and has recently been NEASC trained for the new ACE protocol.