Materials Recycling World: Our Business Development Manager’s Little Interview

Our Business Development Manager, Paul Mason, was recently invited to feature in Materials Recycling World’s Little Interview feature. If you missed it, didn’t get chance to read it or would like to read it again, here’s what Paul had to say…

Materials Recycling World: Our Business Development Manager’s Little Interview

Q. What was your first job?

A. Scrap yard labourer/yard sweeper.

Q. What are the best and worst moments of your career so far?

A. Never look back, there’s no point.

Q. What one thing would you change about the waste/recycling industry?

A. Ensure all visiting drivers have access to a kettle and toilet.

Q. If you weren’t in waste, what would you want to be?

A. Professional golfer in the summer, ski guide in the winter.

Q. Book or e-reader, and what are you reading now?

A. Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole.

Q. Where would you like to time travel to?

A. No thanks, the idea scares me.

Q. What song means the most to you?

A. You Do Something To Me by Paul Weller.

Q. What can’t you live without?

A. Cheese.

Q. What would you do as prime minister for a day?

A. Make all urban side roads and school zones 20mph limits.

Q. Which building would you like to be locked in overnight?

A. Top Gondola Station at Lake Louise Ski Field in Canada – to make the first tracks the next morning.

Q. What is the best piece of advice you’ve been given?

A. Spend it now – you won’t think about how much money you have on the day you die. Live life like it’s your last day, because one day, it will be.

Q. Who is your biggest inspiration?

A. My wife and kids.