Rotary International Presidential Peace Conference 2018
Rotary International Presidential Peace Conference 2018

Denise Ora

Denise Ora

Director, Strategy, Planning & Projects Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands

Biography

Denise has an extensive career spanning public and private sector organisations in the UK and Australia, specialising in the delivery of major complex projects, and driving strategic business improvement and change management through leadership, stakeholder engagement and innovation. Denise is an extremely talented and solutions-driven director with responsibility for the Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands major capital projects, infrastructure upgrades, strategic planning and program delivery, an enviable portfolio of over 1,100 hectares of Sydney’s prime public parks and gardens, with more than 35 million visitors to the sites every year. Denise has recently completed the award winning horticultural display and event centre – the Calyx at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney and the very popular Ian Potter Children’s Wild Play Garden at Centennial parklands.