Favourite North-East building and why?
The Sage, looks amazing.
What was your first job and how much did you get paid?
Co-op checkout person – £3.50 p/hr
What is the worst job you’ve had?
Shop assistant in Leather land Clothes – 17 years old.
What would your superpower be?
To be able to fly.
Favourite book or film or both?
What is your greatest achievement?
Starting my own business and managing to get through 10 years of bringing up my children.
What’s the best piece of advice in business you’ve ever been given?
Look after your staff as they are always vital to your success.
Favourite animal and why?
Dog – I have them and they are very loyal.
Most famous person you have met?
Martin Johnson in the gym.
In another life I would be…
A rich businessman!
Who would play you in a film of your life?
What’s your secret talent?
Not sure I have one.
What’s your passion outside of work?
Socialising and visiting new places.