Member Spotlight: Greg Mahon, Platform Development Director – WorkLife by OpenMoney

Thursday, 26th November 2020

Each week we get to learn a little more about one of our members. This week we here from Greg Mahon
Platform Development Director – WorkLife by OpenMoney

  1. Favourite quote or saying?

Don’t count the days, make the days count – Muhammad Ali

  1. Career highlight?

Winning a mystery weekend away when I worked for Phones 4 U, that turned out to be a fully expensed 4 night trip to Dallas

  1. Why do you love pro-manchester?

Working with like minded people, who share a passion for growing their business and the city of Manchester.

  1. What are you reading at the moment?

I’m not a big reader, more newspapers than books. I usually manage to read on holiday and the last book I read was “The Hacienda: How not to run a club” by Peter Hook

  1. What are you watching at the moment?

Usually sport, any sport, but if there’s no sport, I love a good box set. I watched plenty during lockdown, Ozark, Tiger King, You, all on Netfilx, but my favourite was Gomorrah

  1. Favourite meeting place in Manchester?

Cloud 23 at the Hilton. Fantastic views of the city and beyond

  1. Favourite lockdown activity?

Family walks during the heatwave and getting fit

  1. Most creative meal that you cook?

I do make a great Full English, but my specialty is Schnitzels.

  1. Most creative thing you’ve seen on a video call during the lockdown?

We had a music quiz on Zoom with friends, drinking shots and in fancy dress. I think that was the norm during lockdown.

  1. Most mundane task you’ve completed since being in lockdown?

Clearing out the garage / loft. It’s amazing how many boxes of leads I’ve kept, just in case I need them in the future !

  1. Do you write a blog that you’d like us to share?

Not personally, but the Worklife blog is full of interesting articles

  1. What are you looking forward to doing again the most after lockdown?

Celebrating family birthdays that we missed out on, including a number of 50th’s , going on the postponed family holidays and being able to meet friends in the pub