The great thing about my job is… the amazing people I work with and the inspiring association volunteers that spend what little spare time they have trying to make a difference.
The challenge for industry is… making a traditional meeting and networking model relevant and exciting to young people.
My greatest achievement is… actually moving to Australia (as of 2 months ago), which is the culmination of a life-long dream.
The biggest thing in MICE this year will be…repurposing and disseminating (as opposed to just capturing) the content of association meetings – with the aim of creating a brand experience that lasts at least 6 months beyond the actual conference.
I try to relax by… swimming at Bronte Beach.
Currently the album playing on my iPod is… Lana del Rey.
My favourite venue is… the Sydney Opera House.
I am scared to death of… mushrooms, brussels sprouts, turbulence and intolerance.
I can’t live without… regular exercise, a swim in the ocean, my old-fashioned business diary and my very patient other half.
Blackberry or iPhone… believe it or not, neither—I try to avoid work encroaching on my phone.
I really wish I had…10,000,000 frequent flyer miles.
If I could invite four people to a dinner party, they’d be… Madonna, Lady Gaga, Graham Norton and Dr Sheldon Cooper.
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