Adrian Bird

How many countries have you been to and which one is furthest from the UK? Around 15 with South Africa the furthest, I think

What’s the strangest food you’ve ever eaten? Crocodile fillets

What was your dream job when you were a child? To become a Yorkshire cricketer

If you could time travel where would you go? A period through which I lived – the ’60’s in UK and /or the latter years of World War 2 when times were both desperate and uplifting

Which superhero would you be and why? Flash Gordon c1955 because I could make new spaceships in my bedroom which looked as professional as those in the old ABC series

What was the last role for which you found the successful candidate? No idea- client feedback just isn’t that good!

What is the innovation you have been waiting for? Perfect replacement knee joints

What are your guilty pleasures? “Neighbours” and Cadburys chocolate – both in small chunks!

What is the biggest challenge of using LinkedIn as a researcher? LinkedIn is a challenge in itself

What would you do if you had an extra hour in the day? Probably waste it sleeping or fiddling on the internet for info or things I don’t need