Staff Spotlight: Judith Crosbie

Corporate Services Manager, Judith Crosbie answers our 15 quick-fire questions in this 6th edition of Staff Spotlight.

What is your role at Abacus?

Corporate Services Manager

What do you like most about your role?

I work across funds and corporate services so there is quite a bit of scope to it, which makes for an interesting and enjoyable workload.

What do you like least about your role?

At the moment, being stuck in the office while the sun shines!

What did you want to be when you were growing up?


If you could be successful in another profession, which would you choose?


What is the ultimate question you would love to have the answer to?

Next Friday’s Euromillions winning numbers.

Which living person do you most admire and why?

My mum, as she minds my children every day and always remains patient with them (and me).  Plus she babysits them when we go out!

What’s your biggest inspiration?

My children

If you had just one hour with anyone of your choice (past or present), who would it be and why?

Father Jack, to see if he ever cleaned up his act!

What one piece of advice would you give to your teenage self?

Sleep more, you’re going to need it in a few years’ time.

If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be?

See second to last question below.

What period of history most fascinates you?

Pre-history, let’s go see some dinosaurs and find out what really wiped them out.

Do you have any fears or phobias?

Spiders and flying, can you imagine making a movie called “Spiders on a Plane”, now that would be terrifying.

If you were to an animal, what would you be and why?

Spider (not technically an animal though is it?).  I’d like to get inside one of their beady little heads.

What book could you read over and over again?

Arachnophobia, was that a book before it was a film?