40 Questions At 40 – Happy Birthday, Lee Green

We would like to wish our People Director, Mr Lee Green, a very Happy 40th Birthday!

Get to know Lee a little better by reading his 40 Questions at 40.


  1. Where were you born?


  2. How many siblings do you have?

    2 1x Sister 1x Brother

  3. If you were to rule the world, what’s the first thing you would do?

    Have a pint of Strongbow and go ‘what the…?!’

  4. What three dead celebrities would you invite to a dinner party?

    Robin Williams, Peter Cook & George Harrison

  5. What would you cook for them?

    Spag Bol

  6. What piece of advice would you give to your younger self?

    ‘She fancies you, go over there you numpty’

  7. What was your dream job growing up?


  8. Celery for fingers or pineapple for a head?

    Celery for fingers

  9. If you could have one superpower, what would it be?


  10. How would your colleagues describe you?

    Lord knows!

  11. How would your kids describe you?

    Mad as a box of frogs

  12. Guilty pleasure song?

    Copacabana – Barry Manilow

  13. What’s your go-to karaoke song?

    Maggie May

  14. Guilty pleasure movie?

    Toy Story

  15. Who is your hero?

    Paul Weller (well, used to be)

  16. What’s your greatest accomplishment?

    That brief period when I knew more about technology than my 8-year-old son

  17. Favourite country you have visited?


  18. What’s a country that you would love to visit, but have never been to?


  19. What’s something your co-workers would be surprised to know about you?

    In my band, we supported The Zutons

  20. If you could have any job for a day, what would it be?

    Bee Keeper

  21. Cucumber for a shirt, or melon for shorts?

    Melon for shorts

  22. What’s your favourite thing about working at HBP?

    Ash (She did not answer this because Lee forgot to)

  23. Describe yourself in three words?

    Performer, Carer, Comedian

  24. If you had to write your epitaph, what would you put?

    Told you I was ill

  25. What’s the best piece of advice you have ever been given?

    Don’t take it personally

  26. What’s the best piece of advice that you have given someone else?

    Don’t do it mate

  27. How many times did you take your driving test?


  28. Favourite outfit?

    The one in Trafford Centre. Some lovely gear in there

  29. If you could learn one random skill, what would it be?


  30. What’s the hardest thing about your job?

    Being a fixer

  31. What was the worst haircut you have ever had?

    Too many to mention. Although when I was a kid you could have mistaken me for Deidre Rasheed

  32. What’s your favourite time of the day?

    At the minute? Bedtime! Usually, mornings

  33. If you had to be stuck in a lift with anyone at HBP, who would it be?

    The one who knew how to get the lift going

  34. Why them?

    They’d be useful! haha

  35. Favourite TV show as a kid?

    Danger Mouse

  36. If you could play one character out of anything, who would it be?

    A character called Billy Liar

  37. Strangest thing you have ever eaten?


  38. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?


  39. What are your ambitions within your role at HBP?

    Times Top 100

  40. How are you celebrating you 40th?

    I’m celebrating for the whole year with different events planned for each month (my wife’s planning, not me!)