the team: Fergus Wheeler

Fergus Wheeler

Advisory Board Member
Fergus is a member of the JPES Advisory Board and joined JPES following a 22-year tenure at global communications firm FTI Consulting, where he was a Senior Managing Director and led the Private Capital team.

He brings 30 years’ experience in corporate, marketing communications and issues management, with particular expertise working in private equity. Over the course of career, Fergus has advised clients on over 50 major transactions across Europe ranging in size from over €1bn to under €100m. Well-versed in working with blue-chip companies as well as private capital firms and portfolio businesses, he also has significant expertise in crisis management and public affairs.

In 2022, he founded Fergus Wheeler Consulting to provide strategic communications advice to private capital firms and family offices, as well as their investors and advisors.

In his new role as an Advisory Board Member, Fergus will advise JPES on a range of corporate and commercial considerations within the marketing communications sector, working with the firm’s management team to expand its footprint both in terms of sector diversification and product innovation.