What’s your one top tip for doing a deal? Always find a win-win outcome. A fair commercial outcome for both parties far outweighs going for the jugular and trying to get the best terms on everything. What are you reading at the moment? I am reading The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google by Scott Galloway. These organisations are already having a major impact across the world and I think this influence will grow. What was your first job? I was a shop assistant — definitely not my forte. My first real job was accounting articles at Deloitte. Who is your favourite hero of fiction? Obelix (is he a hero?). What’s the worst airport you’ve been in? Lagos has to rank at the bottom end. Fortunately, its new terminal is opening soon. Kathmandu was also pretty dire, but I was there some time back. Tell us about a hidden gem in SA that not many people know about. Restaurant Mosaic outside Pretoria. Each meal is an artistic creation — of a standard that most Michelin star...

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