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Warwick People - Andrew Whiteley

Andrew Whiteley, Warwick ConferencesPosition:
Head of Sales & Marketing, Warwick Conferences.

Which means:
In a nutshell, overall responsibility for the sales and marketing operation of Warwick Conferences.

Magazines read:
Private Eye and sailing magazines.

Life before Warwick:
Hinckley Island Hotels – Hanover.

Smartest career move:
Before moving to The University of Warwick, Park Lane Hotel.

Best thing about working at Warwick:
Colleagues and the team

Lifelong ambition:
One day I would love to sail around the UK.

People are always surprised to learn this about me but:
... I used to play the drums!!

As a young child what did you want to be as a "grown-up"?
An astronaut.

Now that you are grown-up what would be your "dream job"?
An astronaut.

What has life's experience taught you so far?
To expect the unexpected.

Major achievement to date?
Meeting the Queen, followed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

What do you treasure most?
Time with family and friends.

Your all-time favourite record or piece of music?
The White Album – The Beatles.

Your favourite hobby or pastime?
Sailing, even though I live in Rugby.