Andy Nicholson Business Desk Interview

Andy Nicholson, is the joint CEO of Hortor, the global strategic resourcing specialist based in Leeds.

Where do you live/where are you from?

Originally from Leeds and now live in York.

What is your favourite place to visit in Yorkshire and why?

The North Yorkshire Moors as they are so relaxing.

What is still on your ‘to do’ list in the region? 

Visit more of the restaurants that we have throughout the region.

What is the most memorable meal you’ve ever had in Yorkshire?

It would have to be a steak at the Rythre Arms, Tadcaster.

What is your most Yorkshire trait?

I manage the pennies.

Favourite piece of trivia about the region

Yorkshire is the largest county in the country with nearly a third of all national parks in England.

What is your favourite cultural icon to come out of Yorkshire?

The incredible sporting talents that raise the aspirations of the next generation including Nicola Adams, Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee and Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Worst experience or thing about Yorkshire?

Leeds United being relegated to the first division.

What is one thing you’d steal from Lancashire (or other UK regions) if you could?

Manchester United’s money.

What is the most overrated thing about Yorkshire?

There isn’t anything overrated about Yorkshire.