GT – What’s the most exciting thing about your job?
Seeing a team of people enjoying what they do and getting satisfaction from it. And, of course, it is exciting when customers come back to us with repeat orders!
GT – Who’s inspired you most in your career?
Without doubt, my boss, Loma’s MD, Simon Spencer.
GT – If you were an item in a supermarket, what would you be?
Ice cream… cool and desirable!
GT – If you had to do it all over again, what would you do different?
GT – What’s the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you at work?
Falling on your bum in the middle of a cheese factory with a soaking wet floor! That meeting went great afterwards!
GT – Who or what makes you laugh?
Micky Flanagan, crazy animal videos and my wife has a crazy sense of humour.
GT – Do you have any hidden talents?
Not hidden but I play to a 9 golf handicap, my son is better though.
I also have an FA coaching badge having coached a team for eight years.
GT – Who would be your favourite party guest?
Micky Flanagan, you wouldn’t stop laughing… and Alex Ferguson.
GT – What is the greatest luxury in your life?
Golf, holidays and my wife!
GT – What is your favourite guilty pleasure?
Red wine and nice watches.
GT – Do you have any secret ambitions?
To play St Andrews and Augusta National.
GT – What’s your dream holiday destination?
We love Thailand.
GT – What are your three favourite movies of all time?
Erin Brockovitch, National Lampoon Christmas Vacation and Close Encounters.
GT – What’s your favourite pastime?
Ironically, Golf and watching Manchester United.
GT – If you won the Lottery, what would you do?
Put all my family members on a plane to Disney for an amazing group holiday.
GT – What would be your advice to someone thinking about coming into this industry (apart from “don’t do it”)?
Pick a brand you believe in and can be proud to represent… the minute you stop believing in it it’s time to move on.
Loma is a designer and manufacturer of bespoke inspection systems for the food industry. In business since 1969, the company has grown steadily over the years and is now recognised as a leader in this arena. With worldwide sales and service coverage, we are able to satisfy the requirements of our global blue chip customers. We continue to develop our products and grow our business; our philosophy is to provide repeat orders to our customers by supplying metal detectors, checkweighers and x-ray inspection machinery that is ‘Designed to Survive’.