Being made Director of a large City surveying firm at 32 and running four offices in Germany would have to be pre-Paragon highlights.
The world of Technical Due Diligence, in which I am focused, is fast-moving, dynamic and never dull!
I try to give as commercial a view as possible, which is essential in the transactions market and really appreciated by my clients.
I am married to a Finnish Swede, or a Swedish Finn – she can’t decide which - and we live in north London where we enjoy going for pub lunches and walks around Highgate and Alexandra Palace. I love my cricket, although my playing days are mostly over now, as well as going to the cinema, seeing live music and eating out with friends.
Tapas in a beach bar, somewhere hot.
You have to go a long way to beat a splurge at one of the Hawksmoors, although I have had some amazing meals at Roka on Charlotte Street, too.
I developed a taste for wheat beer in Germany but it has to be a decent bottle of red. I’m fortunate that one of my friends owns a wine club and can always steer me in the right direction around a Wine List.
I am going to say Bali as that is the next big holiday I am planning for – but it changes every year!
I spent two years travelling around the world in the 1990s in the days before the internet. My Mum still has the six postcards I sent home during that time…