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Penny Speed Meets... Matt Field, sales & marketing director, ALPS


Penny meets ALPS's sales & marketing director Matt Field

What was your first job – and were you good at it? Paperboy and no – permanently scabbed knees as a child
Career high point to date? Securing a three-year contract for ALPS to be preferred supplier for Broker Network
If you had the power, what words or phrase would be banned? Any and preferably all of the following social media acronyms – LOL, ROFL, YOLO
What would be your perfect day away from work? Having a beer with my wife and two daughters at our Anglesey caravan
What animal best describes you and why? A monkey – they too have a good appetite and a need to try and amuse people
What is your worst habit? Drinking lots of coffee and then driving to appointments. Let’s just say I know UK service stations well
If you could go back in time, when and where would you go? As a Liverpool fan, it would have to be the scene of the greatest sporting comeback – Istanbul in
2005 at the Ataturk Stadium
What would your death row meal be? Chinese crispy chilli beef followed by a double helping of sticky toffee pudding
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A goalkeeper but, at 5’ 6”, this dream was never to be realised
What is the strangest claim you have ever heard about? A client who wanted to claim against a safari park for damage caused by monkeys ripping their windscreen wipers off
What inanimate object would you save first from a fire and why? My iPhone; it’s permanently stuck to my hand!
Chocolate or Cheese? Chocolate
Strictly or X Factor? Strictly
Marilyn or Audrey? Monroe

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