Tony Pearson – 40 Questions at 40

To mark our Operations Director’s 40th Birthday, we’ve got him to answer a question for each year.


Happy Birthday, Tony!


1. When is your date of birth?
16th July 1978

2. How many siblings do you have?

3. Where were you born?

4. How tall are you?

5. How would your team describe you? 
Firm but fair

6. What time do you wake up for work?

7. How many cups of coffee do you drink a day?

8. How old were you when you passed your driving test?

9. What is your favourite meal?
Steak and Chips

10. How do you like your steak cooked?

11. What is your favourite sandwich?

12. What is your favourite colour?

13. Did you go to university?

14. How old were you when you became Operations Director?
35 (ish)

15. If you had to write your epitaph, what would you put?
… ?

16. What do you drive?

17. What is your favourite sport?
Touring Cars

18. What TV show have you appeared on?
Documentary with Dan Snow

19. How many times did you take your driving test?
Passed every time, first time

20. What music do you listen to?

21. What is the one thing that you carry around with you every day?
My phone

22. What is your favourite outfit?
Hoodie and tracky bottoms

23. Who is your hero?
Winston Churchill

24. How would you describe yourself in three words?
Good Problem Solver

25. What is your favourite quote?
One with big numbers on

26. What’s your favourite film genre?
War films

27. What did you want to be at school?
Rally Driver

28. What is the scariest thing you have ever done?
The Tower of Terror at Disney Land

29. What is your greatest accomplishment?
HBP Systems

30. Where did you meet your partner?

31. What’s your favourite country in the world?

32. What’s your favourite thing about working at HBP?
Giving great support to businesses

33. What was your favourite subject at school?
Motor Vehicle

34. What’s something that you wish everyone knew about you?
No idea

35. If you could learn one random skill, what would it be?
To play the drums

36. What’s the best decision you have ever made?
To work at HBP

37. What’s your earliest memory?
No idea

38. If you could try out any job for a day, what would it be?
Prime Minister

39. If you could change anything about yourself, what would it be?

40. What’s your favourite part of the day?