Business First | Meet the team - Leanne Gregson, Group First Director

Meet the team - Leanne Gregson, Group Director

16 Nov 2017 –– News

Group First director Leanne is heading up Business First while our operations director, Sarah, is on maternity leave (hi Sarah!). So, we thought it was high time we sat down with Leanne to find out more about her and her role at Business First.

What’s your full name and job title?

Leanne Gregson – Group Director.

Before working here, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve had?

Being a post girl.

What 3 words do you think best describe Business First?

Driven, dedicated and innovative.

What 3 words do you think best describe you?

Loyal, happy, team-player.

What’s the most challenging thing you’ve ever had to do here?

Complete this questionnaire!

What’s your favourite film/film quote?

"I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, part of you knows it was a sin to lock them up. Still, the place you live in is much more drab and empty that they’re gone. I guess I just miss my friend." - Shawshank Redemption.

Do you have a work nickname? What is it?

A colleague said that I was like a little pocket rocket!

What’s your most embarrassing moment at work?

Every birthday!

What’s your favourite place to travel to?

I don’t mind as long as it's warm, there are too many beautiful places.

How do you define success?

Not giving up always, doing your best, achieving goals, having somewhere to call home.

If you could only drink one drink for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Glass of vino (rosé).

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Sausage, mash and beans.

If you could be an animal for a day, what animal would you be?


If you were stuck on an island and could only take three things with you, what would they be and why?

Survival guide, mirror so I could signal for help, torch because I am scared of the dark.

Tell us something about yourself that people would be surprised to know.

I always wanted to be an air hostess but I was too short.

Who is your idol and why?

My mum, just 'cause :)

What is your guilty pleasure?


What’s your favourite TV show?

Breaking Bad.

What’s the oldest thing in your fridge?

A smelly thing that is supposed to keep it smelling clean!

Do you have any weird phobias?

I really do not like feet, not sure if this is a phobia or not.

If you could choose only one superpower, what superpower would you choose?

To absorb another person's powers or skills.