Company: JBW Group
Company turnover: We are expected to turn over £16m this year. Last year was £12m.
First job: Army physical training Instructor at 16
Dream job: CEO of a FTSE 100 company
Economy, business or first class: Economy, as I like chatting to people. But I did meet my girlfriend of three years in the Virgin Liverpool to London first-class carriage.
Most extravagant purchase: Porsche
Most-played song on your iPod: All things jazz
Best business book: One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard
Worst business moment: Loosing my first £1m contract
Proudest business moment: Winning my first £20m contact
Your business mentor: I don’t really have one. I do really respect radio presenter Chris Evans who was great in his Virgin Radio enterprise.
Next big thing: Growing JBW Group by another 40 per cent in 2011/12. I’m 100 per cent focused on building the most successful debt recovery and enforcement business in the UK.
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