Member Spotlight: Ian Cairns, Enterprise Sales Director – TalkTalk Business

Wednesday, 21st April 2021

Each week we get to know one of our member a little better. This week it’s Ian Cairns, Enterprise Sales Director – TalkTalk Business…


  1. Favourite quote or saying?

If you do what you have always done, you get what you always got.


  1. Career highlight?

Leading my team at TalkTalk Business. It was a dream of mine when I was a young salesperson here and luckily, I achieved it in 2020 after 25 years of hard work!


  1. Why do you love pro-manchester?

The chance to network and get to know the people of Manchester who have always taken responsibility for the success of the City and Region.


  1. What are you reading at the moment?

Biography of Thomas Cromwell and Wolf Hall – big history fan.


  1. What are you watching at the moment?

Ozark – great series on Money Laundering set in Missouri.


  1. Favourite meeting place in Manchester?

Sam’s or Thomas Chop House, love an old classic pub.


  1. Favourite lockdown activity?

Does Glass of Wine count? If not, DIY.


  1. Most creative meal that you cook?

Big Sunday Fry Up or Roast Dinner.


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

Our MD Mark Sellers came to a meeting dressed in all lycra with no face, very scary but very funny.


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

Cleaning out the garage.


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

Not at the moment.


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

Playing Golf and having a few pints, simple pleasures.