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interview with our managing director

Today we are doing an interview with our managing director Julian Mamo, GasanMamo’s Managing Director that has been at GasanMamo Insurance since 1987.

Q: If I had to ask you, who is Julian Mamo, how can you sum that up?

A: I’d rather let others draw that conclusion, I am simply “me”.

Q: Glass half empty or half full?

A: Half full

Q: One thing that comes to mind if I had to ask you what a great year it’s been for you?

A: 1st round of O levels at home done and dusted.

Q: Do you have any hobbies?

A: Polo and sailing

Q: What does it give you?

A: Excitement and relaxation – time for myself

Q: How does it pay off?

A: They help keep me active and fit and are both very social hobbies

Q: How much time do you invest in it and is it worth it?

A: Time is very scarce but I dedicate my Saturday afternoons (except in Summer) to polo. Sailing is mainly practiced in Summer.

Q: Anyone in your family that shares your same passion?

A: No Polo is exclusively my space and the family support from a distance, sailing is quality family time.

Q: How would your life be different if you could not do what you love?

A: It would leave quite a hole as I have always been very active with my hobbies and they are a big part of my life.

Q: Any interesting things related to your life passion?

A: I have loads of great memories related to my hobbies. With polo I have traveled and played in many countries particularly amazing was playing in Argentina (the polo capital) and recently playing in Windsor just outside Windsor Castle.

Q: How did you start this hobby?

A: I have been riding since I was 14 and was exposed to polo at 15. I instinctively knew that it was my sport and after I started working I gradually got into the sport.

Q: What is your life ambition? Is it related to your life passion or other?

A: My ambition is health and happiness of those I love. I am happy to adapt to new realities.

Q: What did working in the insurance business teach you?

A: It has taught me a great deal, exposure to so many different realities and aspects of life and work. I have worked with so many wonderful people who have all taught me something unique. Risk and all that goes with it become a part of daily life.

Q: Is there anything you are afraid of?

A: Yes, scuba diving in caves.

Q: If you could retire tomorrow, what would you do?

A: I would love to travel for extended periods and to new places.

Q: Favorite quote?

A: Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference – Winston Churchill

Q: Ugly and live forever, or attractive and die in a year?

A: I do not wish to live forever or die in a year, but I would be lying if I said I was not a little vain.

Q: If you could have anyone locked in a room so that you could mentor them for a day, who would you choose and how would you mentor them?

A: I am at the stage in life where I would like to get through to my children, I would like them to benefit from my experience in life… not easy.

Q: If you could wake up tomorrow in the body of someone else, who would you pick and what would you do?

A: I can’t think of that I find it totally creepy. I am happy being me and do not wish to be anyone else.

Q: If you had a chance for a ‘do-over’ in life, what would you do differently?

A: It’s a long list but . . . I feel very fortunate and blessed as things stand.