5 minutes with…Claire Hall, Associate Director Strategic Business Planning

5 minutes with…Claire Hall, Associate Director Strategic Business Planning

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What do you like best about your job? 

The variety and the team. Estates and facilities have a vast agenda and in my role I get to be involved in leading parts of that agenda. Estates and facilities are a great team to be part of.

What was the first record you ever bought?

Do they know it’s Christmas – was the first record brought for me.

Who or what inspires you? 

My nan

Name one thing you couldn’t live without?

My girls (and cups of tea)

How would your friends and colleagues describe you? 

A good friend.

Which three people, living or dead, would you invite to a dinner party and why? 

Princess Diana, my nan, Peter Kay

Who had the greatest influence on your career? 

A number of people I have worked with and for have all influenced my career and the way I manage.

What’s your favourite sport? 


If you could have any superpower what would it be? 


What was the last thing that made you smile? 

My girls singing when Santa got stuck up the Chimney

What talent do you wish you had? 


Who’s your favourite band? 

Boyzone (when they existed)

What is your greatest achievement? 

Having my girls

Where is your favourite place in the world? 


What’s your favourite book? 

To Kill a Mockingbird

If you could change one thing about where you work what would it be? 

To slow the pace down – just a little bit, enough to give us time to review and plan

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you take with you? 

Tea bags, kettle and milk

How would you like to be remembered?

For doing my best and having fun doing it