Coffee Break Q&A

What’s your name?
Amanda Atkinson

What’s your role at Absolute?
Sales Director

When did you join Absolute?

Why did you choose to join Absolute?
The passion and professionalism came across at all my initial meetings with Absolute. I also felt we were a sleeping giant and could make a big impact in the industry

What’s your favourite bit about the job?
Spending time with clients, delivering something really special and seeing how it positively affects their business

What’s been your favourite project at Absolute so far?

What’s been your favourite building to work in?
So far I am loving The Elbow Rooms, I remember it as a dark and dingy nightclub and seeing the transformation is amazing

Where are you from originally?

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not at work?
Drinking & Walking in the dales with my Fox-Red Lab, Ruby

What’s you favourite place in the world and why?
I’ve got two favourite places places - 1. Cartmel in the Lakes as I have many fond memories of great times and its really really pretty. 2. Dubai for the ultimate party and amazing weather!

What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
My family and loved ones

What’s your biscuit of choice at work?
Jammie dodger, which we never have!

What’s your favourite movie?
The Goonies

What’s your favourite TV show?
I love trashy TV but I’d have to say Sherlock

Who’s your favourite band?
I’m slightly obsessed with Justin Timberlake

What’s the next item on your bucket list?
I’d love to go visit the Great Wall of China

If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you would do?
Errr… hand in my notice!

If you could be a fictional character, who would you choose and why?
Wonder Woman - I love her outfit!

If you could learn to do anything, what would you do?
I’ve always wished that I could play the piano

If you could have one superpower, what would you pick and why?
I think of myself as quite nosey, so I’d love to have invisibility so that I could peer in on other peoples lives!

Finally, what three words would you use to describe life at Absolute?
Exciting - Hectic - Creative