Ola Akinkugbe


Tell us one interesting thing about you?       

I currently mentor three university graduates who have gone on to launch their own start-up firms.


What are your interests?

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If you could ask anyone in history any question and be guaranteed an honest answer, what question would you ask to whom?

JP Morgan - How did you negotiate the contract with John D. Rockefeller?


What are your favourite book, film and song/piece of music?

Book would be "The richest man in Babylon" and film "Office Space"


When you were a kid, what job did you dream of doing?

Engineer


What would be your perfect holiday?

Work and play - climbing Table Mountain in South Africa


If you could have one super-power, what would it be?

Fly, or be two places at once - Every recruiter's dream.


Which three people, dead or alive, would you most like to spend an evening with?

Kofi Annan, JP Morgan and Nikola Tesla


What do you most enjoy about recruitment?

The call you receive form the client informing you that your candidate has settled perfectly into the role.


What is your top tip for candidates?

It's nice to be nice, a good recruiter can change your life for the better.


If you won, the lottery what treat would you buy yourself?

A four-bedroom house.