Coffee Break Q&A

What’s your name?
Helen Brown

What’s your role at Absolute?
Finance Director

When did you join Absolute?
20/09/2011

Why did you choose to join Absolute?
Phil thought that it would give me something to do and it would keep me out of the shops!

What’s your favourite bit about the job?
Getting the money in for the hard work we’ve done and chatting with our amazing team

What’s been your favourite project at Absolute so far?
CNG, Leeds United, Engage and our very own offices at Gardner House

What’s been your favourite building to work in?
I’ve only ever worked in our own office!

Where are you from originally?
Leeds

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not at work?
Playing tennis and walking Mollie our Norfolk terrier who has recently been promoted to Head of Security at the office. Unfortunately, the promotion has gone to her head and she now has a disciplinary hearing pending!

What’s you favourite place in the world and why?
Anywhere in the world that is warm and tropical when the weather here is cold wet and miserable. We love Europe in the summer.

What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
Mascara and coffee!

What’s your biscuit of choice at work?
Anything with a smattering of chocolate

What’s your favourite movie?
Love Actually - makes me cry buckets every time!

What’s your favourite TV show?
I’m currently loving watching First Dates

Who’s your favourite band?
Maroon 5 or Bruno Mars that type of thing - ELO are my guilty pleasure

What’s the next item on your bucket list?
I've a big birthday looming - maybe a new watch

If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you would do?
Run around the room screaming!

If you could be a fictional character, who would you choose and why?
Elastigirl

If you could learn to do anything, what would you do?
I’d love to play the piano

If you could have one superpower, what would you pick and why?
Turning off the rain and moving the clouds

Finally, what three words would you use to describe life at Absolute?
Friendly - Fun - Successful