Claire Alderson of Fuel Genie answers Barker's Dozen
11 February 2015
1 What was your first job?
I worked in a sweet shop when I was 14.
2 What was your first company car?
It was a Vauxhall Cavalier.
3 What did you listen to on your last car journey?
The 'Air Punch' rock playlist on Spotify.
4 What one thing do you wish you could do better?
Staying awake during a movie.
5 What's your biggest achievement?
My two gorgeous girls.
6 Who are your role models?
My mum. She advised me never to worry about things too much. Inevitably, the thing you're worrying about never deserves that much energy.
7 What's the stupidest thing you've done?
I rode my bike into a skip - ouch!
8 What was the most hotly debated topic at your last meeting?
Discussing if the sandwich van came again at 1.30pm. it didn't.
9 What's in your garage?
I don't have a garage, but our shed is full of bikes.
10 What's the worst thing about your job?
Having to commute back from London and having to stand for an hour on the train
11 What one law would you make or change?
Being able to apply to the council to shut down one's road for free, so kids can play out safely.
12 What keeps you awake at night?
13 Who is your ideal celebrity date?
It would have been Rik Mayall. I grew up with his comedy and he gave me so many laughs.
Company Fuel Genie
Job title Sales & marketing manager
Home town Wendover, Bucks
Family One husband, two girls
Sum up your company in 13 words or fewer: A supermarket fuel card, offering great value and clear benefits to every customer.