Actuary of the future: Sam Spink
Employer and area of work
PwC, Insurance and Banking.
How would your best friend describe you?
I have an unusual fondness for ketchup. I have impossibly small handwriting. I am very competitive, and I have disproportionately long legs.
What motivates you?
Learning about what I don't know already.
What would be your personal motto?
Work hard. Work out harder.
Name five dream companions to be stuck on a desert island with?
Micky Flanagan, Scarlett Johansson, Freddie Flintoff, Bear Grylls and my colleague, Pete Barkat.
What's your most 'actuarial' habit?
I have to understand everything.
Favourite Excel function?
How do you relax away from the office?
Cricket and exercise in general. I also love a movie night.
What is the funniest thing that has happened to you recently?
I wore a santa costume at Christmas in the canteen (no one else was wearing one ) and handed out the secret santa presents.
Alternative career choice?
Fighter pilot or Royal Marine.
What song best describes your work ethic?
Daft Punk - Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.
Greatest risk you have ever taken?
Driving to Mongolia in an old 1.2L Skoda with some mates and trusting they knew the way.
If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet?
Australian cricketing legend Don Bradman, to tell me how to improve my batting.
If there was a movie produced about your life, who would play you, and why?
Matt Damon - being a combination of Jason Bourne and Will Hunting - would be great but seems unlikely
If you could be anyone else, who would it be?Anybody who is qualified.