Denea is a policy professional skilled in research, data analytics, and communication, with home bases at either end of the Asia Pacific: in Vancouver, Canada, and Sydney, Australia. She provides proven expertise in Canada-Asia trade and innovation relations, and sustainable development policy. Notable
roles include work as a research fellow at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, small-service contractor for the David Suzuki Foundation, contribution to the survey design team for the 2016 Canada-ASEAN Business Council Forum, and short-term data analyst for the Inter-American Development Bank. Denea received both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia, and is a Juris Doctor Candidate at the University of Sydney.