Chris Oliver

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Previous experience:

I have worked in a variety of sectors, including international commerce, training and retail & hospitality. I speak German, Spanish and French and want to learn Japanese.

Job Title: Contracts Manager

Company experience: Since starting in 2012, I have worked in different areas of the business, learning the trade and improving organisation and management systems. I am the company's Nominated Storekeeper and have passed the rigorous BASIS Invasive and Injurious Weeds course. I am also NEBOSH-qualified Technical Member of IOSH, looking to progress to Graduate status. On top of this, I am proud of my work on the setting up and management of the trade body INNSA and contributions to industry body the Amenity Forum.

Favourite part of your job: I love learning, aswell as developing new systems and new processes, and I enjoy writing the odd newsletter article.

Least favourite part of your job: I have got to the point where my assistant does most of the things I don't like...Thanks Lois!

Interests away from work: Mostly physical exercise, nowadays, but I have been known to play music and write on various subjects.

Favourite line from a film: "60% of the time, it works every time" Anchorman

If I could be anywhere right now I'd be: On stage, preferably at a festival, in the sun.