Coffee Break Q&A

What’s your name?
Joe Elder

What’s your role at Absolute?
Managing Director (London)

When did you join Absolute?

Why did you choose to join Absolute?
Brilliant Brand, Successful team. Great opportunity to spread this into London

What’s your favourite bit about the job?
The Family atmosphere, great clients, good work life balance.

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

What’s been your favourite building to work in?
3 Mansfield Street

Where are you from originally?
Chester and Liverpool

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not at work?
I love motorbiking

What’s you favourite place in the world and why?
UK. There is so much to explore, every region having something different to offer. The buzz of London, the quietness and remoteness of Wiltshire and Somerset to the Friendliness of Yorkshire.

What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
My Family

What’s your biscuit of choice at work?
Vienna Swirls

What’s your favourite movie?
Good Will Hunting

What’s your favourite TV show?
Ray Donovan

Who’s your favourite band?
There are so many, I listen to all sorts. Reverend and the Makers are probably one most people have ignored

What’s the next item on your bucket list?
Motorcycle Route 66

If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you would do?
After the family required stuff. I would like to invest some money into Someone with a great idea

If you could be a fictional character, who would you choose and why?
Tony Stark. I'd love to have endless amounts of money to invent things and play superhero once in a while. And who wouldn't want to fly

If you could learn to do anything, what would you do?
I would like to speak Chinese

If you could have one superpower, what would you pick and why?
Flying, or teleporting… Beats the traffic and you can get so much more done.

Finally, what three words would you use to describe life at Absolute?
Work Life Balance