Name: Duncan Carter
Age: 32
Title: Marketing and Product Development Manager, Allianz Cornhill

How did you get into the Insurance Industry?
I joined Equitable Life's graduate management training scheme after realising the retail industry ruins your home and social life

What did you want to be when you were younger?
A Gurkha army officer

What was the best advice that you were given?
Nothing in life is free

What advice would you give someone starting out?
Get any travelling urges out of your system early on and have the courage to experience a variety of jobs

Do you have an unfulfilled ambition?
To stand on the top of Mount Everest

What was your first ever job?
Setting up a home gardening service by knocking on many doors and charging £1 per hour

What was your worst moment?
Any time England have failed to clinch a Five (Six) Nations rugby championship

What was your best moment?
Any time England beat Wales at rugby

What was your education?
A sociology degree and non-academic life at the
University of York

Who do you most admire?
Sir Ranulph Fiennes – for his sheer determination and courage