Meet the Team - Ed Hodson
Welcome to the twentieth in our series of team interviews. Each month, we’ll be asking a member of our team to tell us more about them and their involvement with rradar. This month, it’s time to hear about senior health and safety consultant Ed Hodson.
How and when did you first become involved with rradar?
I worked for Gary Gallen 10 years ago in a similar role; I became aware of the progress of rradar through LinkedIn.
What was the biggest influence on your decision to work at rradar?
The opportunity to return to the sector where I had gained a great deal of experience and the opportunity to use my LLM Degree in a legal practice.
What was your first impression of the company?
There are not many companies where the CEO personally meets you at reception.
What have you found to be the most surprising/challenging aspect of working for rradar? Both surprising and challenging is the diverse aspects of the business and the opportunities to become involved in.
What would you tell someone who is thinking about working for rradar?
Expect more than you may be expecting!
How do you see rradar developing over the next five years?
Exothermically or - expressed in a chemical equation - reactants → products + energy.
If you weren't working for rradar, what would you be doing instead?
I would have returned to the Rail Industry, which is an interesting and growing sector.
How would someone describe you?
Can you ask Sita?
Surprise us with a little-known fact about you?
I spent 31 years in Uniform.
What inspires you that you think other people should know?
Loyalty, Honesty and Integrity.
What do you do when you aren't working?
Walking the dogs with my wife and I am looking to get back into playing 5 a side football.
You’re on a desert island and you can take one album, one book and one film with you. What do you take?
Symphonies for the Seventies by Waldo De Los Rios –
Difficult, so I would take half of each –
All I Ever Wrote – Ronnie Barker and Long walk to Freedom – Nelson Mandela