Leadership & Senior Counsel

Montpellier’s leadership team have many years combined experience both consultancy and client-side.

Leading their respective teams, each of our leaders provides senior counsel to clients in their specialist areas of Public Relations, Branding & Design and On-line technology solutions.

Lead Consultants

GUY WOODCOCK
CEO
Founding director of the company and chief strategist in Montpellier, Guy brings three decade's experience of corporate and integrated communications consultancy. Board director of the PRCA and non-exec director of a number of commercial and charitable organisations.
ROGER TAYLOR
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Formerly in-house creative at Zurich Insurance Group and founding partner at Taylor-Lo before leading the visual and web services capability for Montpellier, Roger is a main board director at Montpellier and leads all areas of creative and web services
DR DEBBIE SMITH
Head of Technology Practice
With an Oxford University sciences doctorate behind her, Debbie brings huge technical experience in sales and marketing, including at BAe Space Systems and STC International Marine (now part of NorTel) and leading international PR programmes for US and French telecoms companies. Has participated in many international exhibitions including the Farnborough and Paris Air Shows. Two decade's experience
MARTIN THORNE
Technical Director
Leads Montpellier's web technical team and senior consultant on web applications, software and e-technology solutions. Montpellier experience includes coding and application projects and senior consulting, solution design and programing work. Client assignments range from pan-African resource and credentials matching systems to problem solving and implementation of sophisticated program-based systems for installations with a Government first line contractor.
MARC PHELPS
Brand Strategy Consultant
Marc is a multi-award winning international branding consultant and an important longstanding member of our associate consultant team. Former creative director and founder of internationally acclaimed branding agency, The Edge, Marc leads on brand strategy and positioning, working with leading names including international business process outsourcing group Capita and hi-tech engineering businesses IMI and Lucent Technologies, as well as Hilton Group, Plantronics, Nelson Thornes/Heinemann and P&O Ferries.
Ian Savage
Associate Consultant, Defence & Aerospace
A leading Executive offering the powerful amalgamation of: business development, sales, leadership and Senior management experience in the UK and International Aerospace (Civil and Military) Market and Industrial Gas Turbine Sector: International Sales and Business Development, Customer Service Management, marketing, programme and budget management, and planning proficiency: fluency in Italian and German, cultural sensitivity, all combining to represent significant commercial and business opportunity.

Need consultants who listen first, then offer counsel and guidance? Speak to Guy