What inspires you?
Which leadership development programme did you attend?
Facilitation Skills Course
Why did you choose the programme?
I wanted to open my mind
How do you relax?
Very amateur upholstery efforts and lunch
What single thing would improve the quality of your work-life?
What is your greatest fear?
No more sunshine
What pearl of leadership wisdom would you offer an emerging leader?
That it’s worth taking a risk
What is your guiltiest pleasure?
What words or phases do you most overuse?
What has been your most challenging situation as a leader?
Not really sure..sorry.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Sunshine, old chairs and good food
Which book(s) are you reading at the moment?
First Among Sequels by Jasper FForde
Which 'leader' from the past or present day do you most admire and why?
Robert the Bruce Try and try again!
Where would you like to live?
You mean other than London….then it would have to be the seaside (as long as it was sunny…)
Did you experience any eureka! moments during your leadership development programme? If yes, what?
That there’s not always a right answer
What is your favourite smell?
Warm sand and ice cream
If you were a super hero, what would your power be?
Have you found your leadership development beneficial?
Taking time to reflect and also being allowed to see things through others eyes in such an open and honest way
For what cause would you die?
Have to think there would have to be another less extreme solution
What do you consider to be your greatest (professional or personal) achievement?
Winning the William Souter Tassie at Perth Festival aged 11
What has been your most embarrassing moment?
What would your 'leadership' motto be?
Try and try again
If you were stranded on a desert island what 5 things would you want with you?
Library; phone; well stocked fridge; radio and my partner
What is your favourite song?
What keeps you awake at night?
What is the most important lesson life has taught you so far?
Fun is important
Do you plan to do more leadership development? If yes, what area do you plan to focus on?
Yes - patience!
Name: Nikki Christie
Title: Partnerships Development Manager
Organisation: UK Film Council
The UK Film Council is the Government backed lead agency for film in the UK ensuring that the economic, cultural and educational aspects of film are effectively represented at home and abroad.