Andrew Holman, managing director of Holman Insurance Brokers, is not afraid of hard work but would certainly enjoy a lie-in tomorrow morning.
What newspaper do you read?
Financial Times, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Times
What was the worst business decision you have ever made?
It was when I was a 12-years-old and I decided not to lock the honesty box on my roadside stall
What do you like best about insurance?
What would you do tomorrow if you left the insurance insustry?
Have a lie-in
Who do you most admire?
Do you have an unfulfilled ambition?
Yes – I'll let you know when I've achieved it
What is your favourite quote?
“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil tears and sweat.” Winston Churchill
What is your most over-used phrase?
Can I make a suggestion?
What keeps you awake at night?
My wife's dog
What advice would you give someone starting in insurance today?
Get the professional qualifications ASAP
What was your first job?
Tea boy/filing clerk
Where did you grow up?
Split between London & the Hebrides in
What was your education?
A hard slog; but I ended up with an MBA, MSc and ACII
What is your favourite film?
Monty Python & the Holy Grail
What is your favourite joke?
It's the one about the broker in an air balloon who asks an underwriter for directions – very funny
How often do you use public transport?
Too often for my stress levels – but I use my motorbike in London