Managing director, 4SEC Group
What was your dream career as a child?
To be a policeman, like my Dad.
What has been your personal highlight of 2019?
Watching my son's first football match.
Which famous person deserves a (gentle) slap?
David Cameron - he started the madness.
What two things (apart from family) would you grab if your house was on fire?
My record collection and photos.
Which of your 2019 predictions have come to pass?
We are still in the EU, and the patterns of business have been disrupted.
What TV show have you binge watched this year?
How has 2019 been from a business perspective?
Challenging and rewarding.
What annoys you most about your commute?
The unpredictability of it all.
If you could witness one past event, what would it be?
The fall of the Berlin Wall.
How do you explain the channel to people?
We are the glue between products and real people.
What have been your favourite and least favourite partner conference destinations?
Nice as a favourite, Birmingham as the least.
What is the biggest challenge facing the channel in 2020?
To adapt quickly to embrace the new ways of transacting and providing everything we supply.
Emma de Sousa will replace Wolfgang Ebermann as EMEA president on 1 January 2021
HPE merged its sales divisions in the UK last year
David Meads takes over from Scot Gardner
Sarah Shields to become channel chief for Austria, Switzerland and the Nordics
Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst has also been appointed company's president
AdEPT plans to raise up to £4m
Average wage across UK's top 350 VARs, MSPs and tech consultancies growing just above inflation, according to CRN research