Article brief: Five minutes with…

We usually present this type of article in a question and answer format, but may use some of your answers to create an introduction.

Please use short, easy-to-understand sentences. Try and keep your answers clear and explain any technical terms.


  • What do you do? Current job title and name of company/organisation
  • What does a typical day (or week) involve?
  • What do you enjoy most and least about your work?
  • What makes you suited to your job? Skills, character traits etc.
  • How did you get into your current line of work? Career path in brief, including education/training
  • How did you get your first experience of working in this field?
  • What advice would you give someone starting out (who wanted to end up doing a similar job)?
  • What do you like doing outside of work?
  • Where did you grow up?
  • Any future career plans?


Please also provide an accompanying image of yourself or your workplace.  This should be 770px by 280px and not subject to third party copyright.

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