Adam Unsworth

Meet the Team – Q&A with Adam Unsworth

  • by Plastic Card Services
  • 24.11.2016
  • Company News

How long have you worked at PCS?
15 years.

What do you do day to day at work?
How long have you got?! Ultimately, I am responsible for sales and marketing.

Which famous person do you most look like?
I’ve been told I look a bit like Tom Hanks, crossed with Steve McDonald (Coronation Street) and Wayne Sleep… I don’t see it myself!

Who would you invite to your dream dinner party?
Tough one… Tom Hanks, Steve McDonald and Wayne Sleep!

What would be the soundtrack to your life?
I am listening to Quantic a lot at the minute, it puts me in a good mood… hang on a minute, that’s not what you asked is it?!

What is the most challenging aspect of your job?
Getting home via the M60 – it’s a nightmare!

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
There is nothing more rewarding than booking in a big order, especially if it’s a new client win.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I tend to keep myself very busy when I’m not at work and I spend a lot of time running or walking our whippets, making music and DJing, which has always been a passion, and I really like photography too. I can’t watch enough football and I love spending time with the family… oh, and I’m partial to the odd pint of real ale!

What would be your dream job?
I think it’s probably too late for me to star in the Manchester United starting 11, so I’d have to settle for being a music producer or photographer.

What would you most like to print?
Record sleeves… I believe vinyl is back in fashion too!

What is your greatest fear?
I’m terrible with heights.

What is your guiltiest pleasure?
Beer and takeaways!

Which living person do you most admire, and why?
My children, Harriet and George. I’m so proud.

What is your favourite book?
I don’t really like to read. I’m missing out I know, but I’ve never caught the bug.

What is your favourite smell?
I’m a big foody, so food!

What would be your fancy dress costume of choice?
I once owned a Spiderman outfit!

What is your favourite word?

Cat or dog?
Dog, no question.

What’s your worst fashion disaster? Be honest!
My brother bought a trilby hat as part of a Blues Brothers fancy dress outfit and I thought it was cool to wear it every day. I was only 10 at the time, so I can be forgiven… can’t I?

What was your childhood obsession?

What do you consider your greatest achievement?
My family.

What is your greatest luxury in life?
Can I have two? My MacBook and my camera.

If you could go back in time, where would you go?
I’m really not sure about this one, I prefer to look forward to the future.

What is the strangest job you’ve ever done?
I once printed some cards for Elton John – they were part of a gift to a friend who is a pilot!

What is your greatest ambition?
To win the lottery!

Where would you like to be right now?
On a beach eating noodles, somewhere in South East Asia.

What keeps you awake at night?
Our whippets Woody and Wilbur, they are such a nuisance at the minute.

How do you relax?
I’m not sure I ever do!

Which superpower would you like to have?
I would like to be able to fly… could beat the traffic to work that way!

Life is… ?
A gift, make the most of it.