What was your first job? Avon rep
What is your role within the SRG Group and how long have you worked for the company? Menswear designer – 9yrs
Who’s influenced your career most (and why)? My lecturer at Art Foundation – he opened my eyes to all aspects of design which led me to Fashion.
What’s the best piece of advice you could give someone? “Everything happens for a reason”
What’s the most enjoyable part of your job? Seeing my product from CAD to high street store
What’s on your desk? A Flamingo called Flin, Cacti, Hello Kitty, Picture of my grandad, fan, Momiji dolls
What’s your favourite holiday destination? San Francisco
What car do you drive? Black Vauxhall Corsa
What are you passionate about? Baking, Photography & Travel – I would love to take a year out and travel the world
Who’s your business or personal hero/heroine? Fearne Cotton – She is stylish, has her own fashion label, cook book and has time to be a full time mum
What would be your perfect day away from work? Morning run, bake a cake, then a spot of shopping followed by lunch & wine with the girls.
What’s your greatest achievement at work? Developing Le Shark brand from the start
What’s your greatest personal achievement? Completing my first half marathon and continuing to achieve
What’s your favourite gadget? Ipad
What’s your favourite quote or motto? “Immense”
What would you choose as your last meal? Crumpets with cheese
What’s your favourite pastime/relaxation activity? Singing with Chorlton ladies choir
What’s your favourite music/musician? Pop – the cheesy variety / Michael Jackson
What’s the thing you hate the most? Bad customer service
What did you want to be as a child? Childrenswear designer
What can’t you live without? Iphone
Name one person you’d like to have dinner with (and why)? Alan Carr – for comedy value and to sample the drinks in his globe.
What’s in your briefcase/handbag? Glasses, phone, purse, tote bags, Lippy, headphones, notepad & pen
If you weren’t in your current role, what would you be doing? Working in the costume department on Strictly Come Dancing