Denis is a qualified structural engineer with a Bachelors degree of Engineering with Honours from Monash University and a Bachelors degree of Commerce (Actuary). Denis has been responsible a diverse range of projects, with extensive knowledge in timber and steel construction, masonry retention and above ground structure design.

Major projects that Denis has worked on include:

• 1A Separation St, Northcote
• 119a-121 Lygon St, Brunswick East
• 134 Albert St, Sebastopol