|Business||4 Retail & QSLC Functions & Operations Manager|
What’s your favourite place on the Northern Beaches?
Queenscliff Beach. I learnt to swim in the rock pool,
Is there something about you that would surprise people?
I have been involved in every role at the QSLC. From head sausage sizzler right through to President and everything in between.
What’s something everyone should do at least once?
To have a beer at the Steyne.
It’s Sunday afternoon, where do we find you?
On the balcony of QLSC enjoying the view/
If you were down to your last $50, what would you spend it on?
Catch the ferry into the city and have a beer at Manly Wharf on return.
How did 4 Retail happen?
I started out fitting shops. I was project managing but then moved into working for a large retail chain. 4 retail gave me the opportunity to do things better. QLSC: I started in Nippers and I have now been involved in the club for 30 years.
Best business experience?
Get yourself good mentors and stay connected to them.
If you weren’t doing this, what would you be doing?
Community is really important to me. So being involved in the community in some way shape or form.
Best part of your job or most enjoyable part of your job?
Most stressful part of your job?
What’s the best part of working on the Northern Beaches?
The beautiful surroundings – you can’t beat the Northern Beaches!
What would you rate 10/10?
Ski paddle from Clontarf to Balmoral.
What is the best advice you’ve received?
Get involved and trust people.
What’s the best thing that’s happened to you this week?
Dinner with the kids and their partners on Sunday night.
Does anything scare you?
What’s your most treasured possession?
My hole in one trophy.
What’s your idea of absolute happiness?
Sitting on the beach with a great book.
Which two people, famous or not are you inviting over for dinner?
Giannis Antetokounmpo – (Milwaukee Bucks Basketball Player) and Gary Susans, my brother.
What travel experiences are on your bucket list?
Six months in Europe with my wife.
How do you switch off?
What’s your guilty pleasure?
If you were an animal, what would you be?
A fish, or anything that can live in the water.
How would you like to be remembered?
As a good friend.
How would you like to be reborn?
Exactly as me and living the same life knowing everything I do now.