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Sarah Sillars of the IAM answers Barker's Dozen

Date: 27 August 2015   |   Author:

1 What was your first job?

Saturday girl in a book shop.

2 What was your first company car?  

BMW 3-series convertible.

3 What did you listen to on your last car journey?

Radio 4's Today programme.

4 What one thing do you wish you could do better?

Relax - I always want to be doing something!

5 What's your biggest achievement?

Climbing Kilimanjaro with my daughter and raising £42,000 for [the automotive industry charity] Ben.

6 Who are your role models?

My parents.

7 What's the stupidest thing you've done?

Not living every day as if it was my last.

8 What was the most hotly debated topic at your last meeting?

Young drivers.

9 What's in your garage?

A 2006 Porsche Boxster S.

10 What's the worst thing about your job? 

Too many meetings.

11 What one law would you make or change?

Only allow novice drivers a limited number of passengers for the first year after they've passed their driving test.

12 What keeps you awake at night?  

Compartmentalising all the activities of each day.

13 Who is your ideal celebrity date? 

Heather Small, lead singer of M People.


Company  Institute of Advanced Motorists

Job title CEO

Home town  Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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