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Q&A: Adrian Witty, Portable Offices

Who would you most like to shoot with a paintball gun?

Simon Cowell.

You’re God for the day. What’s the first thing you do?

Cure cancer.

Who is your hero?

Richard Branson with his drive and ambition in building the Virgin brand.

What has been your worst business decision?

Not finding Portable Offices sooner.

And best?

Joining Portable Offices.

Who or what are you enjoying listening to?

Emeli Sande.

What is your favourite book or film?

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

What would you take with you to a desert island?

Ray Mears.

What characteristic do you most dislike in others?


If you were blessed with the necessary talent, what would your dream job be?


What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

Don’t miss your children growing up.

What should the construction industry be doing to help itself in the current climate?

Breed positivity.

What’s the best work-related thing you did recently?

Expanding the sales force against the current industry trend.

How would you like to be remembered?

As someone who made a difference in peoples’ lives.

Adrian Witty is managing director of Portable Offices

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