Immediate Past President (Paul Harris Fellow)
What do you do?: I am a Director on the board of Varsity Lakes Community Limited, General Manager of Sports House Varsity Lakes, and Owner of Helloworld Travel Varsity Lakes.
I joined the Varsity Lakes Rotary Club to: help provide Vision, Leadership and create prosperity in my community
The things I like about my job: Meeting People, Fostering successful personal and professional relationships to develop community, business and innovation opportunities.
Biggest Frustrations: Administration, Bureaucracy, Staff
Best Attributes: Negotiation, communication, trouble shooting
Greatest Strengths: Consistency, Reliability
Biggest Personal Challenges: Teenage Daughters, Ex Wives, Learning to turn off and relax
Biggest industry Challenges: Navigating Covid19
Proudest Moments: Making it to 50, Reaching 15+ years as a small business owner
The times I feared for my life: Taking a mobile from my daughter / Giving a parking ticket to an overtired mother! (Yes I was once a traffic Warden in Central London – UK)
The best advice I’ve been given: Don’t screw it up
The best advice I can give: Listen More, Talk less (A work in progress)
If I can I always try to avoid: Naysayers & Oxygen thieves
If I won lotto: I would buy a bloody big boat and travel the world
I try to relax by: Cooking, eating, drinking wine & sipping single malt (in No specific Order)
When I was a child I wanted to be: older !!
If I could be someone else for just one day, I would be: Axl Rose (Lead singer of Guns & Roses)
Rules to live by: Don’t die saying “I could have, should have or would have” – JUST DO IT