Me & My Job - Nia Lisseter, regional manager, Headland Amenity

Nia Lisseter, regional manager, Headland Amenity - image: Headland Amenity
Nia Lisseter, regional manager, Headland Amenity - image: Headland Amenity

- How did you get started in the industry? After obtaining my plant biology degree at the University of Bath, I became a trials officer in the agriculture and horticulture market for nine years and then I moved into sales.

- What advice would you give to others starting out? Get a good background in turf science and believe in what you do.

- What does your typical day involve? It can vary with the time of year but always an early start with appointments to discuss customers' needs and give them recommendations.

- What is the best aspect of your job? Meeting great people and helping them transform the course.

- And the worst? Soil sampling in the rain - it's a very muddy experience.

- What has been your greatest achievement? My two daughters.

- How do you wind down after a hard day? Meeting friends, taking my girls swimming and I'm a keen gardener.

- What does the future hold? I thoroughly enjoy what I do so my aim would be to continue building a great area (the Midlands) for Headland Amenity.

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