Stefan Wheaton has been helping organisations to improve the English communication skills of their key staff members since 1982. After studying French at the University of Birmingham and education at UCL (University College London) Institute of Education, Stefan worked for an international language training organisation in the UK, Gabon and France.
- In the UK he taught English as a foreign language, promoted language training services to companies and ran teacher-training courses
- In Gabon he set up and piloted the English language training function for Shell Gabon as part of the company’s campaign to promote local talent to management positions
- In France he managed the French subsidiary and oversaw its rapid nation-wide growth between 1986 and 1991.
He was a member of the Management and Executive committees of the French Training Federation (www.ffp.org) until 2016 and took part in many of the negotiations which have shaped the French Convention Collective Nationale des Organismes de Formation (National agreement).
He chaired the Language Commission of the FFP and represented its members within the organisation from 2006 to the end of 2014.
He provides bespoke training and writes tailor-made support material in two specialist areas: