Spotlight on…Paul Wright

How long have you been with the company? How did you get started?

Started July 2011. Came from another IFA, via Standard Life the Insurance Company

When you were a child, what job did you want to do?

I wanted to be a policeman

Work in silence or with music, background chatter and noise?

Work with chatter and noise – just as well, as we have a busy office!

Great! What’s your drink of choice while you’re working?

Green Tea or Coffee

And when you’re not working?

Leffe or G&T

Nice. Name the best place you’ve ever visited.

Pantheon in Rome

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, either with the family or friends

What’s the one talent you have that people in your office are unaware of?

Can cook a bit

What would your ‘Desert Island’ disc, film and book be?

Disc: Miles Davis – Kind of Blue/Film: Star Wars IV (the first one)/Book: Ulysses – James Joyce

Do you prepare well in advance or are you a ‘last minute’ person?

Like to prepare – often don’t get the chance to, so either really.

DIY or call an expert?

DIY? – Flatpack, yes – anything with a plug or an engine – call in the expert.

Do you ‘do’ Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? Are they useful?

Facebook and twitter? Yes, LinkedIn? No – more useful personally than for business in my opinion

Physical book or e-book?

Physical Book (always)

On a scale of 1-10, 1 being ‘not at all’, how clued up on technology do you feel you are?