MEET THE TEAM – Sally Turnbull cert CIH – Office Branch Manager

Describe your role in one sentence at Cairn ?

As Branch Manager for the Glasgow Office, I oversee all Glasgow based staff dealing with the daily running of the branch and any complicated issues that may arise.

What is your proudest business achievement ?

My proudest achievement is going from Property Manager to the Glasgow Branch Manager within 2 years of being with Cairn. I knew at this point that I had found the career and company best suited to my skills and who I am as a person.

What do you enjoy most about working for Cairn?

I really enjoy working for a family run business, I have worked for more corporate companies in the past that do not have the same personal touch that makes you feel like you are part of the team and extremely valued.

Give us an interesting fact about yourself ?

I spent a year living and studying in Spain, I finished my final year of University in the lovely city of Alicante which was one my most treasured memories.

What is the best piece of business advice you have been given ?

Never doubt your own capabilities.

What advice would you give your 18 year old self?

It will take time to find the right career and spend more time with family.

Who are your hero’s inside and outside of business ?

My hero outside of business is my nephew Louie as he has brought so much joy into my family’s lives.

Inside of business, I admire those that can see the bigger picture, lead by example and encourage others to grow.

What qualities do you most admire in others ?

I admire those that are thoughtful, hardworking, organised and positive.

How do you unwind out of work ?

I love to watch MasterChef with my cats, spend quality time with my partner and eat lots!

Favourite book/CD/DVD?

I don’t tend to read much, although I really should. My favourite film is Man on Fire or Eat Pray Love.

Where is your favourite place in Scotland ?

My favourite place in Scotland is ‘Mossyard Beach’. I grew up camping here for 2 weeks every year even though it was only 20 minutes away from our house!