What is your greatest career move to date?
What is top of your bucket list?
Maintaining my health.
What has changed most since you started working in the channel?
The rise of the internet.
How do you think Brexit is going to affect the channel?
It is going to be bad for the channel and the country.
What is your least favourite task during the working day?
If you were an animal, what would you be?
I prefer to be a human! If you won the big one on EuroMillions, what would you do?
We are in distribution - that's enough of a gamble!
What is your worst habit?
How has 2016 been for you?
So far it has been excellent. We have good people working at Westcoast.
If you didn't work in the IT channel, what would be your dream career?
A professional sportsman.
What major issues will the channel face in 2017?
Brexit, xenophobia and an inept government.
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