Steve Eccleston

Steve Eccleston

Managing Partner at Kuits

Steve Eccleston answers this month’s 20 Questions

What time did you wake up this morning?

What’s your favourite object in your office?
My Unicorn Athletic Juniors FC, Manager of the Year trophy 2003/04

Who is your closest colleague?
Geographically it’s Janet Williams, my PA; psychologically it’s Robert Levy, our Executive Partner

Do you have a favourite family heirloom?
My father’s cufflinks

What’s your favourite song of all time?
No More Heroes by The Stranglers

What’s your favourite play?

Who’s your favourite movie star?
I don’t have one

What’s your favourite book?
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

What book are you reading right now?
The Dalai Lama’s Cat and the Power of Meow by David Michie

What book do you wish you had written?
‘How I became a billionaire before I was thirty’

What’s the greatest invention of all time?
The wheel

Is there a sport that you wish you could play?
At my age just about any but at a push I’d go with rugby

Who inspires you in business?
My dad

Dress up, dress down or somewhere in between?
It depends on the occasion but I always like to be comfortable

Where do you go to relax?
Cornwall with my wife and the dog in our camper van

What country have you always wanted to visit?
Hawaii, if you slightly bend the definition of country

Besides your phone, what do you always have with you?
My watch

What’s the best part about your job?
Without doubt it’s the people I work with

What’s your favourite post-work tipple?
Cragganmore Whiskey, it’s very underrated

Finally, what’s your guilty pleasure?
I’m not a guilty person so I guess I don’t really have one