Meet the Group Board
Founder & CEO
Proudest PTS moment: Too many contenders but I recall the excitement of hitting £1m revenue for the first time in 1988
Little known fact: I once fell into a canal whilst on a lunchtime run!
What did you want to be when you were 11 years old? RAF Pilot
Leisure activities: Despite my advancing years I still play football (badly) every week and love the adrenaline rush of skiing and track days.
How do you relax? For relative relaxation, watching Chelsea FC (it’s not as stressful as it used to be!) and cooking for the four generations of my family.
Most important lesson learned: If you want to be successful you have to be willing to defer gratification.
Proudest PTS moment/Business achievement: Realising that SME meant subject matter expert rather than small and medium enterprise in my first PTS Board Meeting and thus avoiding early embarrassment!
Little known fact: Attended a Blackburn Rovers game as a home fan as a teenager. As a Burnley FC supporter, this was a moment of self-doubt.
What did you want to be when you were 11 years old? Airline pilot
Leisure activities: Playing 5-a-side football (not walking football), skiing and cycling.
How do you relax? Burnley FC and watching cricket and rugby.
Most important lesson learned: Life is what you make of it and tough times give you the best learning experiences.
Proudest PTS moment/Business achievement: They are many and varied, but becoming a director of PTS is a stand out amongst them
Little known fact: I'm a very keen horseman
What did you want to be when you were 11 years old? A doctor
Leisure activities: I'm a passionate follower of rugby, having played, coached and refereed the game at all levels, I now enjoy being a spectator
How do you relax? My passion for fishing has no bounds, although I have been somewhat distracted in the past few years learning to play golf
Most important lesson learned: Never put off till tomorrow, what can be done today
Proudest PTS moment/Business achievement: Being part of the small senior team that IPO'd Petrofac in 2005
Little known fact: I was once a Head Chorister
What did you want to be when you were 11 years old? The next Stirling Moss.
Leisure activities: Classic car restoration and track racing/ road rallying
How do you relax? Fine dining, fine wines and all things Italian - including learning the language
Most important lesson learned: After a certain point in life- trust your instincts.
Proudest PTS moment/Business achievement: Completing an investment into PTS on behalf of Business Growth Fund
Little known fact: I once ran the London Marathon dressed as a nun
What did you want to be when you were 11 years old? Footballer
Leisure activities: Road cycling and following Ipswich Town FC
How do you relax? Cooking and growing vegetables (double points when the two are connected!)
Most important lesson learned: Never to burn bridges. It’s a very small world.
Proudest PTS moment: Becoming a member of the PTS Board
Little known fact: I can stand on my head with no hands
What did you want to be when you were 11 years old? Twelve
Leisure activities: Yoga, rock climbing
How do you relax? Hiking in the mountains
Most important lesson learned? Always give people the benefit of the doubt.
Proudest PTS moment: The PTS Academy, because I passionately believe in investing in the next generation
Little known fact: I've looked after rescued cats for the past 30 years
What did you want to be when you were 11 years old? The manager of Leeds United FC
Leisure activities: I love motorcycling, whether it's commuting or for leisure, and I do it in all weathers
How do you relax? I used to race endurance sports cars - I now follow it from the comfort of my sofa!
Most important lesson learned: It's worth taking the time to understand a question before giving an answer
Looking out for our staff and the community
PTS Consulting takes its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility seriously. Through organising social outings to participating in charitable events, we go the extra mile to improve the quality of life of not only our staff and their families but also the wider community.