Ten questions with Goulburn director Peter King
12 October 2015
From sitting in the grand stand at the Sydney Cricket Ground watching his hero play, to only drinking out of certain coffee cups - we take a look at Peter’s childhood memories, important lessons learned in life and quirky habits.
1. What are three words to describe you? Organised, loyal and intuitive
2. What is your favourite childhood memory? The first time I attended the Sydney Cricket Ground to watch my hero Doug Walters play
3. What is the best advice you ever received? “Spend less than you earn” – Mick Boyce
4. What was the most important thing you learned in school? Mixing with people from all walks of life
5. What is one goal — either personal or professional — that you would like to accomplish during your lifetime? To attend an Ashes Test at Trent Bridge in the UK
6. What was the last book you read? ‘The Survival Factor’ by Rowley Richards (an Australian Army medical officer who served in WW2 saving countless lives on the notorious Burma Railway)
7. Do you have a talent, hobby or interest that would surprise people? I have a general interest in all sports, primarily cricket, rugby league, AFL and horse racing.
8. What is one piece of technology you can’t live without? Television (although only watch news and sport)
9. What is one unique or quirky habit that you have? I only drink out of certain coffee mugs!
10. Finish this sentence Boyce to me is… A great place to work with our culture to work hard, play hard and proactively serve clients.