The Management team is reponsible for the overall
direction and operation of the NFTS.
|Dr Jonathan Wardle||Director|
Prior to joining the NFTS in early 2012, Jon was Director of the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, the only HEFCE Centre for Excellence for teaching and learning in the media area in the UK. In his role at Bournemouth University Jon was responsible for Bournemouth’s continuing professional development activity at masters level establishing postgraduate partnerships with the BBC, Guardian and Sony Computers Entertainment Europe. Jon also wrote the Creative Skillset ‘Build Your Own MA’ framework.
Since joining the NFTS Jon has developed a number of new courses working in partnership with organisations including Sky, Channel 4, Discovery Networks International, the BBC and Aardman. Jon leads the annual BFI Film Academy, a ‘talent campus’ for 66 of the most talented 16-19 year old filmmakers in the UK.
|Philip Willatt||Director of Human Resources|
Philip Willatt was Director, Human Resources at London Business School from 2002 - 2015. He was responsible at this leading world business school for the strategic and operational leadership of HR. Prior to that he was Deputy then Personnel Director of the University of Sussex (1999 - 2001). From 1987 he held various positions at the BBC, leaving as Personnel Manager, BBC Education Production in 1998.
Philip is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD). He holds a specialised Masters degree (MSc) in Consulting and Coaching for Change from HEC (Paris), following his undertaking a course run by HEC and Said Business School, University of Oxford. He holds an HR qualification from the University of West London. He is a graduate (MA) of the University of Cambridge.
Philip works for NFTS part-time. When not working for the School, his interests are developing his writing, consulting and lecturing activities in change management, supporting charities in their strategy development and pursuing his various interests in music.
|Trevor Hall||Director of Finance|
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|Mark Tugwell||Director of Operations|