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Denise Huntridge

People Advisor

Denise Huntridge

Denise's role

Denise’s role within the People Team is to provide support to colleagues across the organisation. Her role involves ensuring a number of HR functions run smoothly including recruitment and onboarding, supporting the organising and running of the HR Committee and ensuring the People Team function is consistent, clear and transparent.


Denise spent the first 17 years of her working life in the brewing industry before taking a major decision to leave it all behind to study a BA course in Community Education at Edinburgh University.

After graduating, she worked at The Risk Factory, an educational centre that teaches people how to be safer in a variety of settings including home safety, fire safety and internet safety. She also enjoyed six years with the Scottish Community Safety Network, working with many partners and organising a number of events including the bi-annual Safer Communities Awards. In addition, Denise has worked across Midlothian in a number of youth work roles including supporting young people on a one to one basis.