Denise Hopgood

Executive Education Manager


Denise is the Executive Education Manager for the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, responsible for the organisation and delivery of the school's online and in-person Executive Education programmes.

Prior to joining the Smith School Denise worked in international education in Oxford, designing and delivering international summer school programmes and online courses. Earlier on in her career Denise held various policy and project management roles in economic regulation including the Postal Services Commission and the Office for Communications. Denise lived and worked in Spain teaching English for a number of years, and continues to teach voluntarily with RefuNet, a refugee support programme, preparing students for Academic English exams online.

Denise has a BSc in Economics and Politics from the University of Bath, and several teaching qualifications including a PGCE in International Education from the University of Nottingham and the Cambridge English Diploma in English language teaching.