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Tim Marsden

Short statement about your education not necessarily formal qualifications.

After disappointing my mother by failing my 11+ I manage to get an apprenticeship with the Ministry of Defence culminating in a 1st BSC Hons Mechanical Engineering

Write about am memorable time in your teens that you enjoyed

I was chosen for the Tall Ships race at the age of 16, completing a leg across Biscay to Spain

What or who influenced you in your early life?

My farther, who encouraged me to "try everything" this, at times got me into a great deal of trouble.

What is your claim to fame? best accomplishments

I was run over by HRH Princess Anne in her Roles Royce (se did say she was sorry)

What gets you up in the morning (your motivation not an alarm clock)

The need for money

What do you do in your spare time?

I am a keen sailor, I have a RYA Yatchmaster qualification

What are your aspirations in the future, professional or personal

Retire early, sail around the world and write books.