Q. What’s the best piece of business (or life) advice you’ve ever been given?
A. While our business is about property, more importantly it is about people as well.
Q. What advice would you pass on to someone starting out in business?
A. Focus on integrity, housing and hard work.
Q. If you weren’t doing this job, what would be your other career?
A. Sailing expedition work.
Q. What was your last holiday? Where are you going next?
A. I spent four days skiing in Austria in March. I have no more plans for the next holiday, but maybe France in July.
Q. What are your hobbies/ interests?
A. Competitive sailing.
Q. What is your favourite band/album or piece of music?
A. Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Q. What is your favourite sport and team? And have you ever played any sports yourself?
A. I enjoy rugby and I follow the Ulster Rugby team and golfer Rory McIlroy. Sailing and motor sports are the ones I participate in myself.
Q. If you enjoy reading, can you recommend a book?
A. I enjoy reading the Belfast Telegraph on a Thursday — and The Sunday Times at the weekend.
Q. Any predictions for Northern Ireland’s property market over the next 10 years?
A. Property will remain a good investment, with a sustainable rate of growth of between 3 to 5%.