Senior Management Team
Director of Fettes Enterprises
Following her graduation with a BA (Hons) in Leisure Management, Wendy Wallace (nee Orr) gained extensive managerial experience in both the private and public leisure sectors throughout Edinburgh and Fife. Wendy commenced her employment for the commercial arm of Fettes College in 2002 as General Manager of Westwoods Health Club in its infancy and has played an integral part in its development over the past 9 years. She was latterly appointed to the Board of Directors for Fettes Enterprises in 2004 and prides herself on having created a Club which focuses on not just the fitness but also the social benefits that Westwoods offers. Following the birth of her first son in 2007, Wendy assumed overall responsibility for Fettes Enterprises Limited. Away from Fettes, Wendy greatly enjoys spending time with her two young sons, the odd game of golf and relaxing with a glass of bubbly!
Head of Business Development for Fettes Enterprises
Jay graduated with a BSc in Sports Science and during this time developed a broad experience in leisure management throughout Edinburgh. Upon graduation Jay moved into recruitment consultancy where he quickly progressed into a senior executive head-hunting role. Jay’s involvement within Fettes Enterprises commenced at Westwoods Health Club as the Sales and Marketing Manager during a time of rapid development and growth. Jay liaises with both UK and International clients within his role as Business Development Manager for FCLC and Fettes the Venue as these parts of the Enterprises business look to forge links with a wide demographic of students from around the world. Outside Fettes, Jay is a Session Guitarist, enjoys playing golf, spending time with his young son and aspires one day to retire to the south of France.
Retail Manager at The Fettes Shop
Karan embarked on her role as the Fettes School Shop Manager in August 2006 following a highly rewarding career with the John Lewis Partnership where she worked in Edinburgh, London and latterly Glasgow as a Department Manager. Karan has developed the Fettes School Shop into an integral part of the school community by providing a high quality service. This coupled with an assortment of new Old Fettesian memorabilia and the introduction of online sales ensures Karan and her team are meeting the ever-changing needs of the School. The School Shop has recently amalgamated with the Thrift Shop which specialises in providing school parents with second hand uniform to create a one-stop retail experience. Away from Fettes Karan enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying a good book and glass of wine whilst searching for Edinburgh’s elusive sunshine!