Our people

Meet some of our friendly team of experts.

Our team of business psychologists, associates and tech and implementation consultants bring bags of experience and knowledge to every programme. And we all share a commitment to taking our clients beyond their data to make sure initiatives support strategic objectives, give their people the very best experience of work and move their business forward. You can learn a little more about some of the ETS team below.

Diane Aitchison, Consultant Psychologist

Diane Aitchison ETS associate consultant

Diane is a chartered and HCPC registered occupational psychologist with some 25 years of experience devising leadership and performance management programmes for private and public sector organisations. See her full profile.

Steven Arbuckle, Principal Consultant

Steven Arbuckle ETS principal consultant

Steven is an experienced consultant and leads support for clients like M&S, South East Water and Gist. His specialism is working with clients to improve their engagement and employee experience. See his full profile.

Simon Blake, Managing Director

Simon Blake ETS managing director

Simon is a long-serving member of the team playing a key role in setting our strategic direction as well as acting as the senior sponsor on some of our biggest client accounts.

Andy Cross, Consultant Psychologist

Andy Cross ETS Consultant Psychologist

With 25 years working as an executive HR leader, consultant and coach, Andy brings his experience of leading organisations, like Virgin Atlantic and BT, together with deep and proven expertise in team coaching, culture change and organisation design. See his full profile.

Sarah Deadman, Director

Sarah Deadman ETS director

Sarah manages our business psychology team who support clients with everything from design and delivery to analysis and training, ensuring the best outcomes from programmes. She is also a qualified executive coach. See her full profile.

Maria Gardner, Consultant Psychologist

Maria Gardner ETS Consultant Psychologist

As a business psychologist, Maria has specialist experience in talent assessment, leadership development and organisational change. She has worked with UK-based and international clients across the private, public and not for profit sectors. See her full profile.

Christie Hancock, Business Psychologist

Christie Hancock ETS consultant

An established member of the team, Christie has led delivery of a diverse range of engagement, culture change and organisational development for companies like BT, Tesco and Permanent TSB. See her full profile.

Vicky Harris, Consultant Psychologist

Vicky Harris ETS Consultant Psychologist

Vicky has broad experience as a consultant psychologist and executive coach with a specialism for developing leaders and team effectiveness. She has also held senior L&D roles at companies including Virgin Atlantic and Catlin Insurance. See her full profile.

Caroline Hopkins, Consultant Psychologist

Caroline Hopkins ETS Consultant Psychologist

Caroline is a tremendously experienced coach and consultant who specialises in supporting organisations and individuals who are ‘stuck’. With a background of starting and running businesses, she brings clarity, vision and strategies to help organisations thrive. See her full profile.

Brendan Hughes, Finance Director

Brendan Hughes ETS director

A Chartered Accountant by trade, Brendan oversees all finance, HR and legal matters, ensuring we run the business responsibly and in line with our accountabilities to stakeholders.

Deborah Kuness, Principal Consultant

Deborah Kuness ETS principal consultant

Highly regarded by clients, Deborah has worked with the likes of Arcadis, Clarks and a leading F1 team. She has great experience of supporting leadership development, culture and organisational change initiatives. See her full profile.

Audra Lamoon, Consultant Psychologist

Audra Lamoon ETS Consultant Psychologist

Audra is a skilled consultant, corporate trainer and coach with some 20 years’ experience working all over the world. She is passionate about shaping learning and development solutions that have a transformational impact on organisations, teams and individuals. See her full profile.

Hayley Lewis, Consultant Psychologist

Hayley Lewis ETS Consultant Psychologist

Hayley is an award-winning psychologist with more than 20 years’ experience in organisational and business psychology. She specialises in organisational development and change, with a particular focus on leadership development and high-performance teams. See her full profile.

Andrew Macdonald, Director

Andrew Macdonald ETS director

Andrew has unrivalled knowledge of our tech. He and his implementation team play an integral role in the planning and seamless delivery of client programmes that feature our diagnostic tools.

Keith McGrane, Senior Consultant

Keith McGrane ETS consultant

With 10+ years’ experience and a strong track record, Keith specialises in delivering culture change and leadership development projects for organisations like Jaguar Land Rover, Accenture and KPMG. See his full profile.

Nadia Nagamootoo, Consultant Psychologist

Nadia Nagamootoo ETS Consultant Psychologist

Nadia is a Chartered Psychologist, MBA and accredited coach and facilitator who has global experience across industries. She is an inclusion and diversity specialist, offering bespoke services to support organisations with culture change. See her full profile.

Ed Nichols, Client Services Director

Ed Nichols ETS director

Ed looks after IT and client experience. It is his job to make sure we have the right systems, security and infrastructure in place to deliver an always excellent client experience.

Nicky Paris, Director

Nicky has some 15 years’ experience in this field and puts this to use by working closely with clients to understand their business needs and propose solutions, as well as managing our accounts team.

Amelia Powell, Business Psychologist

Amelia Powell ETS business psychologist

Amelia provides consultancy support to clients including Ashurst, M&S and Guinness World Records. She is particularly passionate about employee wellbeing and diversity and inclusion. See her full profile.

Stephanie Rooney, Director

Stephanie Rooney ETS director

Stephanie leads our in-house development and testing teams. She has overall responsibility for the quality of the diagnostic tools we provide for clients, and for our product roadmap.

John Southwell, Chief Executive

John Southwell ETS CEO

With some 20+ years at ETS behind him, John leads our business and has ultimate responsibility for providing the very best service to our clients, and fostering a fantastic workplace for our people.

David Towner, Consultant Psychologist

David Towner

David is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, with vast experience of leading and developing innovation in the assessment agenda for major global companies. See his full profile

Benjamin Western, Associate Consultant

Benjamin Western

Benjamin specialises in building bespoke training programs that develop the world’s most trusted and adored sales and consultant teams. See his full profile.

We are trusted by lots of top companies

Taylor Wimpey

We have formed a collaborative relationship with the team at ETS, which is based on mutual trust and understanding. They are always enthusiastic and knowledgeable and we value their support.

Talent & Organisational Development Specialist, South East Water

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