In this, the first of our introductions to your new Aoraki LIANZA Committee, we profile Anton Angelo.
Position: Research Data Coordinator.
Work at: The University of Canterbury.
Motto: Wherever you go, there you are.
One thing that drives me crazy: Intolerance.
Would you rather have a beautiful house and an ugly car, or an ugly car and a beautiful house? If you saw my car, you’d know I put a lot more work into my house.
Given the chance, with whom would you like to exchange roles for one day? My dog.
What’s your favourite music? Anything other than happy house. I hate happy house.
Your favourite food? Ice Cream.
What one thing would you take with you to a desert island? The Internet.
What’s your favourite gadget? My phone. It’s like something from the future. We live in amazing times.
Your favourite drink? Pellegrino, drunk sitting outside a small café in a medieval town in Italy.
The worst job you ever had was…… Selling Sky TV over the phone. Even I didn’t want it.
If I had and endless supply of money, I would …….. Set up a research institute to treat diseases of poverty, and give away any patents or IP.
What place in the world would you most like to visit? Any parts of Babylon Isis have left standing.
Ngā mihi, Anton.
Next week we will introduce you to another member of your Committee. Stay tuned.