Name: Amy Deakin
Company: Western Union Business Solutions
Job Title: Channel Partnership Manager
Where can we find you? @WUBusiness on Twitter, email Amy.Deakin@westernunionbank.com or call 07712303069
What are three words to describe yourself? Passionate, Geeky, “Rabbit”
What are you most looking forward to about getting back into the office? Spontaneous banter
Favourite sports team? My netball club ?
Favourite Book? The Book Thief
Favourite Podcast? I don’t really do podcasts – prefer visual pieces
Favourite Band/Artist? Favourite song to lift my mood – Davina and the Vagabonds – Devil Horns
Best business moment in your life? Knowing I was part of a team of amazing people that raised the largest annual income for the charity in the charity’s history
What advice would you give to 18-year-old you? Don’t be so hard on yourself and others. Success is a journey, not a destination
If you were allowed to have 5 people, living or dead, for a dinner party? Nelson Mandela, Obama, Jack the Ripper, Judi Dench, Queen Elizabeth II
What restaurant were you most looking forward to returning to following lockdown? Levitate in Prague….can’t see that happening anytime soon!
What bar/pub were you most looking forward to returning to following lockdown? The Lost & Found
Celebrity Crush? I don’t have one, but my guilty celebrity pleasure is Celebrity Gogglebox!
Your Business Heroes are? Those who pull their sleeves up, crack on, and support those around them – Paul Cadman, James Wong, Vicky Rowles
What superhero would you be? Wonderwoman? (I must confess I’m not on my A game with knowing superheroes ?)
Complete this sentence ‘The New Normal is…’ having to double check you’re PPE ready when leaving the house. Phone, keys, purse, Antibac, Mask. ?♀️
Why Downtown? Quality networking ??