OLeary, Denise

Denise O’Leary MBE

Managing Director

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 90+% win rate.
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 21 Stevie® Awards including 4 Golds for Marketing, Business Development, Thought Leadership and for her Amazon No 1 bestselling book ‘WINNER – How to Win Business Awards. She additionally has 10 Silver Stevie® Award wins and 7 Bronze Stevie® Award wins. In 2020, as part of the Stevie® International Business Awards, Purpol Marketing was voted the People’s Choice Stevie® Award for Favourite Companies in the Advertising Marketing, and PR category.
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 20 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. She engages with the UK government to share knowledge on how SME businesses can win critical bids as well as marketing their brands to win business.
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.