Our Team

Sandy Wilson – Chief Executive

Sandy Wilson is the founder and Chief Executive of FTS Consulting Ltd.

Sandy started her career over 30 years ago with Rank Xerox where she was involved in Personnel on a generalist basis. She went on to work in merchant banking and then specialised in recruitment with a Cambridge consultancy. Following the birth of her two children she entered education and eventually became the Head of Computer Studies Department which involved setting up a business unit, training and recruiting teachers, implementing protocols, designing and delivering programmes for all ages encompassing a wide range of skill needs.

This Department became the main source of income for the College. She was then headhunted by Marconi to go back into industry where she set up a specialist unit and developed programmes for management.

In 1989 she set up her own consultancy. This has grown year on year, now having a substantial track record in both public and private sectors. Sandy has grown and developed the business to a level where turning into a limited company became the next obvious move and was completed in 1998. During the life of the company, Sandy has been directly involved in delivering many of the projects, primarily focusing on Executive Development, Performance Management and, more recently, Career Management with organisations such as Nokia, SGS Limited, Solcorp (a Division of EDS) and British Nuclear Fuels Ltd.

Sandy is a qualified teacher of Adults and a member of CIPD and a member of the Surrey University Coaching Faculty. She holds the Advanced Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring awarded by the much acclaimed Oxford School of Coaching and Mentoring. She is also an ‘Investors in People’ accredited Assessor and Advisor.

John Berridge

A Sociology graduate and Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, John has had over 25 years experience in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Change Management and Executive Development across a wide range of industry sectors. In his early career, John worked in a manufacturing environment with Beecham Pharmaceuticals moving to senior management positions with Granada TV Rental and Prudential Assurance initially in personnel and then in line management. During his time in these organisations and since becoming a Consultant, John has developed an excellent track record in enabling organisations to develop through successful change programmes.

John has worked with FTS for a number of years. During that time he has undertaken contracts covering Workforce Development, one-to-one Mentoring, Senior Management Development and the assessment of providers delivering management development.

Bill Munt

A member of both the Chartered Institute of Bankers and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Bill has extensive experience within Human Resources. Prior to joining FTS in 2001, Bill worked for National Westminster Bank, where he moved from senior management and executive positions to Director of HR for Corporate Banking. During this time Bill successfully implemented new business structures and management techniques within the Group in several functions including sales and HR. He has first hand experience of change management at all levels, including board and executive members.

Bill played a key role in the re-structuring of FTS, helping to establish its present focus on the four areas of expertise in Executive Development, Executive Mentoring, Career Management and Performance Management. He has led a number of projects, principally in Executive Mentoring and Development.


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