Getting to know … Yvette

Category: Our people

Meet Yvette, an animal person with a passion for horses and dogs, who once got caught with her skirt tucked into her knickers. Read on to find out more.

Yvette, customer service advisor

What did you want to be when you were younger?
Mounted police officer.

What was your first job?
Receptionist.

When you’re not at work – or social distancing – what’s your favourite hobby?
Anything to do with horses.

What’s the funniest thing that’s happened when you’ve worked from home (if you do)?
My dog comes to ‘work’ with me every day and has a bed in the office.

What is your greatest personal achievement?
Coming out the other side of severe mental health illness.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Go with your gut.

Describe yourself as a teenager in three words?
Troubled, naughty and loyal.

If you could have three people (dead or alive) as dinner guests, who would they be?
My Grandma Isa, Princess Diana and Nelson Mandela.

Who would play you in a movie?
Pauline Quirk (ha!)

What gets you out of bed in the morning?
My alarm!

How would you describe your job to a child?
Helping people the best I can when they need help with their bank.

What are you currently working on?
How to stop overeating …

If you could switch jobs with someone, who would it be?
Crime scene investigator.

What’s your most memorable facepalm moment?
Oh crumbs, I have so many! Probably coming out of a public toilet with my skirt tucked in the back of my knickers, and an elderly gentleman politely telling me. I don’t know who was more embarrassed!

What’s your favourite line from a film?
“Nobody puts Baby in the corner.” – Dirty Dancing.

What’s your guilty pleasure?
I’m a bit of a crossword geek.

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