Michelle Patrick

Qualifications: BA (Hons) English Literature & German, University of Birmingham.

Languages spoken: English, German.

Sector focus: Building & Construction, FMCG, Food, Learning & Development, Leisure & Tourism, Media, Packaging, Professional Services.

Michelle Patrick

How many countries have you been to and which one is furthest from the UK? 11, I think. Indonesia was the furthest

What’s the strangest food you’ve ever eaten? Pigeon. I was assured it wasn’t one of the ones that live on my roof though…

What was your dream job when you were a child? An actress. Still is! Research will have to do until my big break…

If you could time travel where would you go? I’d go and see the 90’s. I was a child so it would be interesting to experience it from a (supposedly!) grown-up perspective

Which superhero would you be and why? Batman. Because, well, Batman! Is there any other option?!

What was the last role for which you found the successful candidate? FD for a major regional financial services provider

What is the innovation you have been waiting for? A Lego vacuum. Not a Lego-themed vacuum; a vacuum to suck up Lego!

What are your guilty pleasures? Singing along, loudly and badly, to the radio whilst driving

What is the biggest challenge of using LinkedIn as a researcher? Getting lost in a screen and losing touch with what you’re actually looking for – nothing beats the context that talking with people gives you

What would you do if you had an extra hour in the day? Sleep. Obviously