Coffee Break Q&A

What’s your name?
Dave Sturges

What’s your role at Absolute?
Estimator

When did you join Absolute?
05/11/2018

Why did you choose to join Absolute?
Nice office and a nice team!

What’s your favourite bit about the job?
Completing a quote!

What’s been your favourite project at Absolute so far?
Haven’t had chance to complete one yet!

What’s been your favourite building to work in?
Gardner House, it’s the only one I’ve worked in!

Where are you from originally?
Born in Bromsgrove, but lived in Leeds since I was 12 weeks old

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not at work?
Watching my boys play football for Leeds City Juniors. Watching Leeds United (now with my boys). Days out with the family. Eating curry.

What’s you favourite place in the world and why?
The Lake District. Been going since I was a kid. It's a beautiful place (lots of places are), but there is something magical about The Lakes.

What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
Music

What’s your biscuit of choice at work?
Don't eat biscuits at work. The road to hell and all that...

What’s your favourite movie?
The Empire Strikes Back

What’s your favourite TV show?
I think it would be a comedy panel show, probably Have I Got News for You

Who’s your favourite band?
Impossible to answer - Underworld or Orbital or The Cure or a thousand others

What’s the next item on your bucket list?
Don't have one. Would love to go back to San Francisco with the family

If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you would do?
Spend about 75K on a new hi-fi system

If you could be a fictional character, who would you choose and why?
Han Solo - nice ship

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

If you could have one superpower, what would you pick and why?
Probably invisibility. It would only get you into trouble though

Finally, what three words would you use to describe life at Absolute?
Can I get back to you later about this, I’ve not been here long enough to pick a definitive three words!