Our People

Director Consultants and Senior Consultants:-

Sandy AngusSandy Angus, Director, is Chairman of Angus Montgomery Ltd, a former President of Union des Foires Internationales and is Director of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (USA). Sandy Angus has more than 30 years of senior executive experience in international exhibitions and is a recognised expert on the contemporary international exhibition scene.
John VimpanyJohn Vimpany, Director, has been associated with Montgomery since 1966 becoming a director of ECL in 1976. As CEO of ECL he was responsible for major projects such as the establishment of the international fairs in Khartoum, Sudan and in Lagos, Nigeria in the 1970's, and the management of the 1984 Liverpool International Garden Festival.  He is a specialist in marketing and research, and also has wide experience in museums and heritage field (where he has held a number of senior management appointments), and tourism and events projects, as well as the trade fair sector.  He has recently advised the UK Trade and Investment organisation on tourism expertise.
James Stuart-SmithJames Stuart-Smith is ECL’s consultant on the design and operation of exhibition and convention centres.  A graduate of Cambridge University and chartered engineer with early career experience with Arup, James’s exhibition and convention centre expertise is founded on his roles as Chief Engineer at England’s National Exhibition Centre and as Managing Director of Halls at Earls Court and Olympia, Britain’s three main Expo Centres.  He has fifteen years of exhibition hall consultancy around the world, including projects in China, Hong Kong and India. 
Gerry DobsonGerry Dobson, Senior Consultant, joined Montgomery in 1977 and successfully developed programmes of trade shows throughout the Middle East in the 1980s and 1990s.  His particular expertise is the marketing and promotion of new events in new and emerging markets.  This is founded upon a worldwide network of personal exhibition industry contacts, a thorough knowledge of key business sectors and experience of all areas of trade show management.
Will MartinWill Martin, Senior Consultant, is one of the UK's most experienced exhibition professionals.  He has a strong exhibition management and administration background, serving with Montgomery's international companies, including ECL, for twenty-five years as a director and management consultant.  His international experience embraces the Middle East, Asia and Africa.  From 1997-2001 he was Director of Operations for the Society of Petroleum Engineers in Europe and specialises in the Oil, Gas and Energy sectors.