Denise is Team Leader for the Adolescent Sexual & Reproductive Health Programme, based in Kenya. She has 20 years of international development experience, working in the design and delivery of complex and multi-country programmes to implement children’s rights. Before joining Options, Denise was a Principal Consultant at OPM, where she worked to strengthen the public sector’s abilities to deliver quality services to vulnerable children and women. Prior to that, she held various regional and global roles with organisations such as Save the Children and UNICEF across Latin America and East and Southern Africa. Her professional skills include strategic leadership and planning, negotiation, stakeholder engagement, technical assistance, quality assurance, research design and delivery, safeguarding and capacity building.