WHAT’S YOUR FIRST LEARNING MEMORY?
Crying on my first day at primary school. Entirely unnecessary as I loved it from then onwards!
WHERE DID YOU TO JUNIOR SCHOOL?
Church Drive Primary School, Port Sunlight, Wirral
WHAT DID YOU STUDY AT UNIVERSITY?
Durham University for my BA (Hons) and Sussex University for my MA
WHAT’S THE BEST LEARNING EXPERIENCE YOU’VE EVER HAD?
I did a training course, when I was 18, to become a volunteer at a charity in Liverpool that supports people living with or affected by HIV and AIDS. The facilitator was one of the most inspiring people I have ever met and the content of the course was life changing. I learned about personal responsibility, the real impact of prejudice, and about justice and fairness.
WHAT DID YOUR PARENTS TEACH YOU?
Always listen and don’t judge a book by its cover.
WHAT WILL YOU TEACH YOUR KIDS?
Always listen and don’t judge a book by its cover!
WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN GIVEN THE TIME AND MONEY?
How to build a house.
WHAT ARE YOU LEARNING RIGHT NOW AND HOW ARE YOU LEARNING IT?
I am learning how to be COO at Nice Media and I am doing it by getting stuck in and asking A LOT of questions.
DO YOU SPEAK ANY LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH AND WHAT ARE THEY?
Basic French and Spanish, a wee bit of Greek.
WHAT HAVE YOU STUDIED IN YOUR OWN TIME AS AN ADULT?
German, Greek, kick boxing, karate, MA in Documentary, piano
WHAT EXCITES YOU ABOUT YOUR WORK AT NICE?
Being part of a brilliantly organised and creative team and building something truly nice together!!
WHAT’S THE LAST INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO YOU WATCHED?
How to change a headlight bulb. Very satisfying task to complete. Saved myself £25.
WHAT ARE YOU READING AT THE MOMENT?
The Hard Thing about Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE DOCUMENTARY?
Grey Gardens, Searching for Sugarman, Bombay Beach
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE MOVIE?
So many… Silver Linings Playbook and August Osage County stick out as favourites from recent years.
HOW DO YOU LIKE TO RELAX?
Walking my dog on the seafront, reading, exercise, being horizontal.
WHAT’S THE LIGHT OF YOUR LIFE?
Awww my family, my friends, my dog.