Getting To Know ….. Maria Franzoni
So Maria Franzoni – What Did You Want To Be As A Child?
Independent! My strongest memory as a child was being desperate to be old enough to drive. I didn’t really think beyond that, or where I was going to drive to!
Advice To Your Teenage Self?
Use sunscreen every day, your 50-year self will love you for it!
Karaoke Tune Of Choice?
Manah Manah by Piero Umiliani
Career Plan B?
There was never a plan A ☺
Who Would Play You In A Movie Of Your Life?
Sarah Jessica Parker
Secret To A Happy Relationship?
Communication – and it helps if you fancy each other lots
Cat Or Dog?
Dog – please refer to our Head of Security – Keaton – my baby
I’m terrible at keeping up with fashion, I don’t really have a style or style icon. I have been accused of choosing comfort over form on more than one occasion ☺
Your Coffee Order?
I prefer tea, good old English Breakfast – My favourist is Yorkshire Tea.
Number One On Your Bucket List?
Discover how to have a work/life balance
I am the voice of Agent Tag in the real-time, class-based strategy game Satellite Reign (www.satellitereign.com) set in an open-world cyberpunk city! How cool am I ???!
Dream Dinner Date?
What Was Your Big Break?
Answering a very cryptic job advert that brought me into working for a Speaker Bureau. I haven’t looked back
Where Is Home?
I am living in my dream home, a gorgeous converted barn in a Surrey village with my dream man and our fur babies.
I don’t have a favourite villain but I have a favourite Super Hero – Batman. In fact I named my dog after my favourite batman actor – Michael Keaton
Book That Changed Your Life?
There have been quite a few – but most recently David Price’s book: OPEN – How we will work live and learn in the future. Made me really rethink my business.
First Ever Record?
Roxanne by The Police
When You Look In The Mirror You See..?
Someone who desperately needs a sun tan!
On A Night Off We Would Find You?
The local gastropub for a fab steak
What Is Your Favourite Meal?
I love Thai food and being Italian am addicted to ice-cream.
Signature Dance Move?
Who Do You Most Admire And Why?
Being surrounded by amazing speakers there are so many I can name, I couldn’t choose one person (the others would get jealous). But I do admire people who know who they are, where they are going and are making the world a better place along the way.
Motto You Live By?
Do what you say you are going to do, or keep quiet!