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John Appleton

John Appleton

Director


How long have you worked at Spire?
24 years                   

What type of music are you in to?
I like all sorts but prefer the slightly heavier stuff, AC/DC, Metallica, Coosbay (My son George's band)

What do you get up to on a typical weekend? 
Motorcycling

What's the best thing about working at Spire? 
Love the guys I work with – They keep me young!

Give one unusual fact about yourself? 
I collect ww2 memorabilia

What makes you laugh? 
Blackadder, Steve Coogan, Politicians, The Office

Tim Fairhead

Tim Fairhead

Purchaser


How long have you worked at Spire?
Jan 2019 

What type of music are you in to?
An eclectic mix
 
What do you get up to on a typical weekend?
There is nothing typical about my weekends
 
What's the best thing about working at Spire?
The People
 
Give one unusual fact about yourself?
I was born with talipes equinovarus
 
What makes you laugh?
Jamie Ryall
Gareth Jenkins

Gareth Jenkins

Product Manager


How long have you worked at Spire?
Jan 2016

What type of music are you in to?
Mostly chart music

What do you get up to on a typical weekend?
Socialise with Friends and long dog walks

What's the best thing about working at Spire?
Friendly working atmosphere with good banter

Give one unusual fact about yourself?
I have a non-identical twin brother

What makes you laugh?
Funny YouTube videos

Amy Lawrence

Amy Lawrence

Product Manager

 
How long have you worked at Spire?
Since November 2019
 
What type of music are you in to?
Anything Pop related tends to be my go-to.
 
What do you get up to on a typical weekend?
I have recently moved into my first home so decorating and cleaning at the moment.
 
What's the best thing about working at Spire?
Definitely the people. Everyone is lovely!!
 
Give one unusual fact about yourself?
I was born on New Years Day.
 
What makes you laugh?
The TV show Friends. I’ve watched it millions of times and it still gets me.
 
Alan Preston

Alan Preston

Volume Commodity Specialist

 
How long have you worked at Spire? 
On and off since 1992 but started June 2012 this time
 
What type of music are you in to? 
Elevator music
 
What do you get up to on a typical weekend? 
Paint the town red
 
What's the best thing about working at Spire? 
Weekends and Bank Holidays
 
Give one unusual fact about yourself? 
I swallowed some acid once and I do mean acid. It was in a chemistry lesson...
 
What makes you laugh?
Funny things
 
Sophie Vandersluys

Sophie Vandersluys

Product Manager


How long have you worked at Spire? 
Since September 2017
 
What type of music are you in to? 
I honestly enjoy all music but do have a soft spot for Rock/Metal.
 
What do you get up to on a typical weekend? 
I love to socialise and go to all sorts of events however I also enjoy a nice forest walk & reading. I also thoroughly enjoy cooking!! 
 
What is the best thing about working at Spire? 
The whole company seems like 1 big family. The communication is great and everyone is always there to support each other. 
 
Give one unusual fact about yourself? 
I used to do concerts & have some CD’s & DVD’s of them. Singing is probably my favourite thing to do. 
 
What makes you laugh? 
Silly cartoons and sarcasm 
 
 
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