'Work life is challenging, enjoyable and satisfying'
Q What's the best piece of business (or life) advice you've ever been given? A. You have two ears, two eyes and one mouth. Use them accordingly.
Q What piece of advice would you pass on to someone starting out in business?
A Don't be backward in asking for payment.
Q What was your best business decision?
A I don't keep a hierarchy of such things.
Q If you weren't doing this job, what would be your other career?
A Never thought of it. Don't know, but probably wouldn't have been in Northern Ireland.
Q What are your hobbies/interests?
A Family and grandchildren.
Q Have you any economic predictions?
A I wish I had. I do know if you had six economists looking at the same issue, you'll get six different answers.
Q What is your favourite sport and team?
A F1 racing.
Q And have you ever played any sports?
A Played hockey to reasonable level for Cookstown.
Q What was your last holiday? Where are you going next?
A Was in USA on business in February and then spent a week in California. No holiday plans at present.
Q If you enjoy reading, can you recommend a book?
A I read books occasionally when on flights or holiday, mostly about World War Two.
Q How would you describe your early life?
A I had good parents, good schooling, good friends, so my early life was all you could have asked for.
Q How would you assess your time with your company?
A Challenging, but enjoyable and satisfying.