Alex MICE Manager Arrigo Group


MICE Manager
“And then what?”

Previous Jobs: Worked in a hotel for “work experience” in between studies. Also worked as a footballer (while at Arrigo Group)

Hobbies and interests: Sports, mainly football, water polo and grand prix. Currently on the Luxol Football Committee and support the Neptunes Water Polo Committee

Personal Achievements:Becoming a professional footballer, degree in hotel management

What gets you out of bed in the morning?

The agenda I planned the night before.

How would you describe your day job to a child?

A jigsaw puzzle which can be fun or frustrating if you lose a piece

What does a typical day look like for you?

A balance of work, sport and family.

If you could switch jobs with someone, who would it be?

A professional sportsman

What do you like most about your job?

The flexibility of being able to create your own agenda daily.

What’s your most memorable facepalm moment?

A colleague was talking to someone and suddenly asked “Alex” to get off her and her bed. She failed to explain to them that she was referring to her cat, also called Alex!

Do you have a motto or personal mantra?

Surround yourself with the things that make you happy

What’s your favourite quote?

“And then what?”

What is your guilty pleasure?

The occasional high calorie meal