What was your first job?
Stacking shelves at Waitrose in Kidderminster
If you weren’t in your current position, what would you be doing?
Working as a corporate finance adviser
What was your worst mistake?
Staying too long in a previous role
What’s your ideal day away from the office?
A long lunch with my wife at a cliff-top restaurant overlooking the Mediterranean
Name one person you would like to have dinner with and why?
Jason Pierce, Spiritualized frontman, I’d love an insight into his genius
What was your best subject at school?
What are your hobbies?
Fine dining, fine wine and trying to grow things
What would you do if you won the lottery?
What’s your favourite item of clothing?
Any one of my collection of John Smedley sweaters
What’s your favourite time of day?
What’s the best thing about Yorkshire?
What would you like your epitaph to be?
He did ok