What we do

WFTT supports clients with:

  • Economic, economic development and regeneration research
  • Planning, property market and development research and feasibility
  • Creating an information ‘baseline’
  • Establishing stakeholder needs and opinions
  • Policy, project, programme and organisational evaluation
  • Strategic policy development and action planning
  • Bid preparation
  • Independent evaluation of funding bids
  • Research project specification and management

WFTT people

Wood from the Trees Limited (WFTT) was set up by Hilary O’Sullivan in June 2006. Hilary has over 20 years experience of research, strategy and policy development – gained both in the UK and overseas. This has primarily been in the fields of economic development, regeneration and planning.

Hilary has previously worked for a number of research and consultancy organisations, and has also worked as a senior policy officer at Warwickshire County Council.

Who we support

Current and recent clients include:

  • Action in Rural Sussex
  • Billingshurst Community Partnership
  • Brighton & Hove Area Investment Framework Partnership
  • Department for Work and Pensions.
  • Hastings Borough Council
  • Horsham District Community Partnership
  • NHS Blood & Transplant
  • NHS Employers
  • NHS Jobs
  • Beyond 2010 partnership
  • South East England Development Agency
  • Surrey Economic Partnership
  • The Clock Tower Sanctuary
  • West Sussex County Council
  • West Sussex Economic Partnership
  • West Sussex Social Enterprise Network
  • University of Southampton