UK – The head of Watson Wyatt’s London investment team, Iain Woods, has announced that he will be taking a six-month sabbatical in May 2003. Jane Welsh, a senior investment consultant will also be taking sabbatical leave as of August 2003.

Woods, has worked for Watson Wyatt for 20 years, and head up a team of 23 investment consultants in London. His role will remain vacant while he is on leave.

Welsh has worked for Watson Wyatt for 10 years, and will be taking a three-month sabbatical.

Watson Wyatt runs a sabbatical programme, which a number of senior employees have taken advantage of in recent years.