Denis was the Group Managing Director South Pacific and Managing Director Australia of ATS Pacific for 19 years, steering the organisation through periods of sustained revenue growth and into a public listing, demonstrating his ability to grow returns from global markets. Denis is currently a Commissioner of Tourism Northern Territory and has also served on the boards of Tourism NSW and Tourism Tropical North Queensland.


Denis has been a director of ATEC on three separate occasions and was recognised in 2000 as the winner of the Captain Trevor Haworth Award for Outstanding Contribution to the tourism export industry. Denis is also a key adviser to Tourism Australia’s Signature Experiences and is proud of his ever-improving golf handicap.