Denise Alexander has a background in digital health and broadcasting, with her most recent executive position being Chief People Officer at Healthdirect Australia, a government-owned telehealth organisation that operates public health information services and provided critical infrastructure during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Denise is a member of the Classification Board of Australia, the independent statutory authority that classifies films, games and other materials to help the public make informed choices about what they watch, play and read. She also volunteers as a corporate mentor for organisations that support new migrants.
Denise has worked as an HR consultant in the creative industries, and she spent over 10 years at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, including working in management roles in the early days of ABC Online and ABC Innovation, as well as at ABC TV. Earlier in her career she worked as a captioner for a non-profit accessibility provider for Deaf and hearing-impaired television audiences.
Denise is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is an accredited coach, and she has a Master of Business in Management. Originally from the UK, Denise lives in Sydney with her family.