What’s your role at G2?

I create the electronics and software that go in the things that G2 design.

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Probably some sort of pasta dish.

Most hated food?

Pears. They’re like apples that have just given up.

If you could choose to have a dinner party with anyone, whether living or not, which 5 people would you choose?

I can’t narrow the list down to 5.

Which band/artist can you not stop listening to at the moment?

Grace Petrie - she’s an amazing protest singer from Leicester.

What is your favourite film, and why?

Contact - it does an amazing job of staying true to the book.

If you were a super-hero, what powers would you choose?

Really clichéd, but I’d pick flight. After that, probably photographic memory. Remembering things is a massive pain.

Who would you want to play you in a movie about your life?

David Mitchell, I guess?

Where would you most like to go on Holiday?

Somewhere cold. Iceland, Norway, somewhere like that. Somewhere where I need 7 layers to stay warm.

If you could time travel, what year would you go to?

50 years into the future - I’d love to see what we’re doing right and wrong now.

What’s the last TV series you watched?

Lab Rats - a short-lived, very underrated comedy set in a science lab.

What do you love about your job?

Freedom to explore a problem and its possible solutions.

It’s a Zombie Apocalypse, where would you go?

Nottingham Hackspace - lots of tools and materials for building useful things.

Desert Island Discs - what 5 songs would you want with you?

Stay Young - Oasis

Off to California - Gilmore and Roberts

I'm Lonely (But I Ain't That Lonely Yet) - The White Stripes

You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do As You're Told) - The White Stripes

Dead Flowers - Caitlin Rose (Rolling Stones cover)

Favourite sport? (To watch or play)

I’m an old-school nerd, so sport is basically a mental blind-spot for me.

How long have you been at G2?

9 months

Tell us 3 random facts about you.

  • Until recently my hobby was flying gliders

  • In my spare time I run programming and electronics workshops

  • I have started and given up learning 6 different musical instruments

Favourite literary quote

"Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?" - Douglas Adams, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

Favourite comedian?

Josie Long!

Cats or dogs?

Cats indoors, dogs outdoors.


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It’s 10am Saturday morning, what are you doing?

Sleeping probably.