Hi James, let’s start with work; what does a ‘normal’ day constitute for you?
Meetings, cashflows, reports and dealing with my emails!
How long have you been with the company?
Two and a half years
How did you get started?
Worked in financial services since left university 8 years ago
When you were a child, what job did you want to do?
Footballer for Manchester United
Work in silence or with music, background chatter and noise?
Great! What’s your drink of choice while you’re working?
Nice. Name the best place you’ve ever visited.
Pebble Beach in California
And how about the place that’s currently top of your ‘to visit’ list?
If you have the choice between staying in and going out, which do you normally choose and what do you normally do?
Going out for the chat and banter
What’s the one talent you have that people in your office are unaware of?
Extremely talented tree surgeon
What would your ‘Desert Island’ disc be?
U2 Greatest Hits
Do you prepare well in advance or are you a ‘last minute’ person?
DIY or call an expert?
Call an expert
If you had to compete at the Olympics, in any event, real or fake, what would you choose?
Do you ‘do’ Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? Are they useful?
Physical book or e-book?
On a scale of 1-10, 1 being ‘not at all’, how clued up on technology do you feel you are?
And finally, if you could be any superhero, who would you be and why?
Super Ted – he can fly