OLeary, Denise

Denise O’Leary MBE

Managing Director & Founder

Purpol Marketing Ltd

Denise O’Leary MBE is the founder and owner Purpol Marketing and has 25+ years of experience within Marketing specifically the Construction and manufacturing sectors. Purpol Marketing are bid writing and marketing strategy experts holding an impressive 92+% win rate with £4bn opportunity secured to date. Denise was awarded the MBE by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2022 New Years Honours list for Services to Construction and Business Owners. She holds a master’s degree in marketing with business strategy and a first-class honours bachelor’s degree in business administration. Denise has won 36 Stevie® Awards including A Grand Award, 7x Golds for Marketing, Business Development, Thought Leadership and for her Amazon No 1 bestselling book ‘WINNER – How to Win Business Awards’, with an additional 9 awards yet to be conferred. In 2023 as part of the Stevie® Awards for Women in Business and 2020, as part of the International Business Awards, Purpol Marketing was voted the People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favourite Companies in the Diversified Services and Advertising Marketing, and PR categories. Denise is an international award-winning marketing and bid writing expert, author, and speaker, with a Chartered Marketer accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, maintained for 21 years. She has supported numerous UK and international business growth programs and is an experienced business coach and mentor. Denise speaks internationally on effective marketing, personal brand development and shares her knowledge on how others can win business awards to raise their profile as effective marketing principles are key to deliver values led messaging to the benefit of all clients. Denise measures her success on how much her clients win and loves to share her knowledge as an author, mentor and speaker helping others to win more, more often. Purpol coach on how to win awards, grants and bids.