Friday, November 02, 2007

Simon Sharp - Ethical Escape

How old are you?

What’s your occupation and who do you work for?
Eco entrepreneur and renewable energy consultant – self employed

How long have been doing this?
5 years

What’s the best bit about your job?
Making a difference and encouraging others to do the same

What’s the worst thing?
Struggling with this question

What have the last 12 months been like for you?

What were you doing before?

What was your very first full-time job?
Not telling

Have you got any plans for the next 12 months you’d like to share with us?
Yes, but then I’d have to kill you.

What do you do to relax?
Music, family and the beautiful Portuguese lifestyle

Who do you live with?
Wife and 2 children plus a cat with no tail

Whereabouts do you live?
Northern Portugal

If you were Prime Minister, what’s the very first thing you do?
Make appropriate renewable energy compulsory on all new build property and offer council tax rebates for those retrofitting

Have you got any guilty carbon secrets?
I like to drive too fast

What have you done that you were most proud of?

What are you most concerned about in the world at large?
People’s lack of concern about the way they live today and its effect on tomorrow’s generation

Which person in the public eye do you most admire and why?
Anita Roddick (sorely missed) for showing that it was possible to run a successful, ethical business

What advice would you give to someone wishing to embark on the same sort of work as you?
Stick with it, don’t expect to make a fortune and do it for the right reasons.

What’s your website address? and

What are your three favourite other websites?
At the moment:

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