COFFEE BREAK with… Lawrence Roberts, Director – Christie Finance
Coffee Break with… is a Christie & Co series showcasing the brilliance, expertise, and diversity of our network of over 200 employees.
When did you join Christie Finance?
I joined the Christie Group in November 2017 as a Finance Consultant for Christie Finance.
What was your first job?
Stacking the bar at a nightclub.
What’s your favourite thing about Christie Finance?
For me, it is the people and the different services we can offer to our clients.
What’s been a highlight of your career so far?
A highlight for me was being promoted from Finance Consultant to Associate Director and then Director, in the space of 5 years.
Tell us a bit about your life outside work – what are your hobbies?
I am a passionate Newcastle United supporter, I produce music, and recently ventured into singing and working on an album. Apart from that I do love a round of golf and I am trying to get fit and heathy by playing in a Man vs Fat football league.
Where’s the best place you’ve been on holiday?
Really difficult to answer as I have loved most, if not all, the places I have been to. If I judge it on an overall basis, I would say Dubai; pure luxury, amazing sites, great people and the weather is hot hot hot!
What is your favourite movie quote?
‘I make grave mistakes all the time. Everything seems to work out.’ – Thor Ragnarök 2017.