Team question challenge - Nik Roberts
Nik Roberts, Managing Director of Versantus, takes on the Team Question Challenge.
His favourite pudding is ice cream (vegan of course) and if he could start all over again, he'd be baking sourdough for a living!
Q1: What is your favourite film or series?
A: Any Sci-fi, but of course especially Star Wars (or Star Trek Wars as my loving wife insists on calling it, just to annoy me).
Q2: What is the best bit of your job?
A: Getting to talk passionately about something I love – tech! I really enjoy meeting new people, finding out what they do and helping come up with ideas for how technology can make their work easier.
Q3: If you could start again and had to do something else, what would it be?
A: Baker. I went through a phase a couple of years ago of baking bread every couple of days, and I love it. If I could afford a proper bread oven I would buy two!
Q4: What is your favourite pudding?
A: Ice cream. But I’m vegan, so I have to have a special type, but it’s just as lovely!
Q5: Has the coronavirus pandemic changed how you see the world?
A: Yes, definitely. It’s made me realise how resilient and supportive my team are. They’ve been amazing throughout, in some really tricky circumstances, and I appreciate them every day.
Q6: If you had to recommend a pub or restaurant in Oxfordshire, what would it be and why?
A: The Oxford Arms in Kirtlington. Amazing food, and during Lockdown they’ve been providing takeaway. Their burger is great, and their triple-cooked chips are tasty as...
Q7: If it was in the name of pleasure – would it be car, bicycle, walk, run, swim?
Q8: You can invite three guests from any time in history to join you on a Zoom call. Who would they be and why?
A: I love listening to other people’s stories, and there are many famous people that I’d love to meet in person. But I don’t think they’d thank me for putting them through the 2020 “Endless Zoom” experience!