In the Spotlight with

    John Chowcat, General secretary of the Association of Professionals in Education and Children’s Trusts (Aspect).

    What’s your first memory?
    In a pram, looking up at my mum! (really)

    What three words best describe you?
    Considered, proactive, sensitive.

    What’s been your best job?
    My current job – general secretary of Aspect.

    If you were stuck on a desert island, and you could take one person and one object, who and what would they be?
    My wife Hazel and a barbecue (for practical reasons!)

    Who inspires you and why?
    Giuseppe Garibaldi – for persistence and daring in unifying and liberating his country.

    Where is your favourite place?
    Jaipur, India (“the pink city”).

    Which celebrity would you want to play you in a film?
    Peter O’Toole.

    What was the last CD you bought?
    The Very Best of Johnny Cash.

    What are you reading?
    1812: Napoleon’s Fatal March on Moscow by Adam Zamoyski.

    What’s your favourite film?
    The Battle of Algiers by Gillo Pontecorvo.

    ‘Big Brother’ – Treat or Trash?
    Trash – to say the least.

    Pets – yes or no?
    Yes – two cats.

    If you were on Death Row, what would be your final meal?
    Steamed cod, petit pois, allumettes and a bottle of Chablis!

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