What was your first job? My first job was kitchen porter, at a pizza place with a very low sink. I stuck at it for two years, scrubbing cheese off trays while hunched over that sink (I’m 6’6”).
What’s been your worst job interview? In the restaurant I worked at, the interview was simply a day of work and I chopped some chives in front of the head chef. Since then I haven’t really been interviewed (how you chop chives says a lot).
What was the first music single you bought? Limp Bizkit.
How do you describe your job to your mates? I do a bit of everything in the business and I am fortunate enough to have a brilliant team.
What’s the most rewarding part of your job? Seeing employees create careers and develop personal growth.
What is the least rewarding part? There really isn’t anything - like all businesses we have our issues, but dealing with them always leads to wins, which I enjoy.
What’s your motto in life? I’m an optimist - it doesn’t seem to be much use to be anything else.
If you were allowed one dream perk, what would it be? A daily delivery of food bespoke to my nutritional requirements sent to my office.
Do you have any phobias? Short runways, in both the financial sense and the airport.
If you could change one thing in grocery, what would it be? To allow farmers a fair price, more produce moving direct from farm to plate. With consumers educated around eating fresh and seasonally, we could easily cut food miles.
What luxury would you have on a desert island? Fresh Fitness Food.
What animal most reflects your personality? Goat.
What’s your favourite film and why? Donnie Darko - an excellent cast and a soundtrack that brought a dark concept to life.
What was your most embarrassing moment? I’ll pass on this - it’s not for a professional and business-focused article such as this.
What celebrity would you most like to work with and why? Emily Ratajkowski - ’nuff said.
What would your death row meal be? The Fresh Fitness Food turkey bolognese followed by a tub of macadamia nut brittle Häagen-Dazs.