Mike O'Dell - Director

Mike O'Dell

Director

mikeodell@paragonbc.co.uk
+44 (0)1372 469 985
+44 (0)7769 275 162
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My career history:

  • Joined Symonds (which became part of Dalkia which in turn became part of what is now known as Vivendi) as Facilities management operations.
  • Joined Pfizer as UK logistics lead.
  • Joined a Management consultancy providing advice and support to housing associations, hospital trusts, network rail
  • Joined Bond Davidson as Senior Surveyor
  • Bond Davidson - Associate Director

My career highlight:

Gaining ‘lean’ green belt qualification and gaining global credit for delivering a multi-million-pound saving through efficiencies in lab equipment maintenance and increasing life cycles.

What keeps me motivated::

Applying my wide variety of experience and knowledge into my current role.

Coaching and mentoring others - getting them to see things from a different perspective

What I do differently:

I believe in efficiency and productivity and achieving this through collaborative working. Engaging with the team and getting their buy in is critical.

What keeps me busy at the weekend:

  • Watching live football whether it is my son or the ‘Seagulls’ at the Amex
  • Occasional golf – bit of a fairweather player these days
  • Cooking and eating
  • Gardening – growing fruit and veg
  • Photography
  • DIY

My favourite food:

Asian food as long it is cooked using fresh spices and produce.

My favourite eatery:

The best curry house is the Indus in Banstead and the best Argentinian steak has to be– Gauchos, Gibraltar

My favourite drink:

A nice pint of ale, glass of good old world red wine.

Partial to a Hendrick’s G&T

My favourite travel destination:

Skiing in the Alps – I had a fantastic week with my family in La Plagne with deep fresh powder snow and sunshine every day.

Not many people know this about me:

Managed senior football team before getting frustrated and returning to the pitch after 2 years following ACL operation.

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