Stuart Talbot

Position: Regional Technical Manager
GFS Regional Technical Manager Stuart Talbot

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We asked our Regional Technical Manager, Stuart Talbot, some interesting questions. Here are his replies!

What was your first paying job?

I worked in an animal nutrition factory, it was hard work, dusty and smelly! But they were some of my best working days!

Who inspires you?

My dad, he got me into sports such as golf, cricket and football – we have even shared the field of play in all 3, he has also been a big influence in my career as he is from the same industry so his guidance has been incredibly important.

What kind of music do you like?

I can literally listen to anything but I would have to say I am a rock fan at heart.

What’s the best place you’ve traveled to?

Mexico for my honeymoon in 2012 – what a place!

What’s your favourite food?

Has to be Thai food.

What’s your favourite movie?

Forrest Gump – nothing else comes close.

Do you play any sports?

Cricket & Golf – forced to give football up due to a knee injury.

Who is your favourite sports team?

Aston Villa

Have you ever met anyone famous?

Quite a few, my most memorable would be Peter Schmeicel, he gave me a sleeve of golf balls with his initials and the Danish flag on, I had a hole-in-one with one of the balls and now have it framed.

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Policeman

What’s one thing you’re really bad at?

Drawing or anything art related.

What’s one thing you’re really good at?

Cooking & building lego!

What show are you currently binge-watching?

We’re currently watching all the episodes of Silent Witness on the BBC iPlayer!

Do you have any hidden talents?

Erm… I can shake my eyes, is that a talent?

And finally, where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Successful and settled at GFS and generally just enjoying life!