Director of technology, security & governance, Amicus ITS
Tell us something most people won't know about you
I am qualified to teach the full range of the clarinet.
What has been your highlight of 2018 so far?
Receiving a surprise thank you from a local charity I have supported for the last 20 years.
Who would play you in the film of your life? Patrick Stewart.
Which tech firm (other than your own!) do you most admire? Microsoft, because of the step change in strategic alignment both to its corporate and gaming approach.
What is your guiltiest pleasure? Nintendo Switch gaming.
What is the most irritating tech buzzphrase of 2018? ‘Talk to the presentation.' Who does this?
What would be your first act if you were made Prime Minister? More help for the homeless and genuinely vulnerable.
What's the biggest untapped opportunity facing the channel? Further penetration into technology in social care.
What is your most treasured possession? My teddy bear from when I was a baby, handmade by my grandmother.
What do your family think you do all day? "Talk tech stuff."
Who has been your mentor in business? A previous, now retired very successful MD I had the pleasure of working with 20 years ago.
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