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On the spot

Name: Julian Daniel Age: 38 Qualifications: BSc (Hons) civil engineering, Current job: Project director, Bovis Lend Lease Best thing about current job:

The cut and thrust of a fast moving major refurbishment - or doing what Hitler could not manage, as one wag stated . . . and the worst: The days I cannot cut and thrust fast enough.

Best job ever and why: apart from this one, Banque Paribas headquarters behind Marylebone Station. Excellent achievement by a team who generally put the project first and needed to, on an £85M project carried out in 77 weeks.

. . . and the worst: I am not at liberty to say, but all bad projects end sometime, even Sadlers Wells!

Most important lesson learnt in career: Only look back if it helps you move forward.

Hopes for the future: Keep a 'can do, will do' mentality until I retire (early) and be a director of (a successful) Hull City Football Club Additional information: If you lead with your chin like I do there are always lots of embarrassing stories, some of them printable, most not. I did a couple of years of morris dancing in my youth which will give colleagues weeks of enjoyment at my expense when they find out.

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