Staff Spotlight: Stephen Colderwood

Business Development Manager, Stephen Colderwood answers our 15 quick-fire questions in this 3rd edition of Staff Spotlight.

What is your role at Abacus? Business Development Manager

What do you like most about your role? Meeting new people and sharing ideas

What do you like least about your role? Sitting down

What did you want to be when you were growing up? How embarrassing, a singer (but I’m rubbish)

If you could be successful in another profession, which would you choose? That’s easy, guide dog trainer

What is the ultimate question you would love to have the answer to? Where and how did life and civilisation begin?

Which living person do you most admire and why? Steven Hawkins, overcame so much by utilising the one thing that he could, his brain

What’s your biggest inspiration? Seeing people happy in their surroundings

If you had just one hour with anyone of your choice (past or present), who would it be and why? My Dad, he never got to see a better me

What one piece of advice would you give to your teenage self? Be patient, plan better and enjoy exercise more

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

What period of history most fascinates you?  Ancient Egypt

Do you have any fears or phobias? Yes, but I have a fear of telling people about them

If you were to an animal, what would you be and why? A Tiger, not because I think that we share characteristics but because of an embarrassing incident many years ago..

What book could you read over and over again? Graham Hancock’s Fingerprints of the Gods and Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol