Mike Bratby-Bale – Leeds
What’s your name & Job Title?
Mike Bratby-Bale – Resourcing Manager & Author of our Careers Blog
How long have you worked for Fuel Card Services?
Since 1st January 2016
Where did you work before?
Network Rail as a Senior Business Partner
What made you decide to join the business?
The ambition of the business, the people that I’d met during my interview and the challenge that the business has afforded me.
What’s the best thing about working here?
The people, the managers and the freedom I’ve been granted to really make a difference. It’s exciting to be part of.
What would you say to someone thinking about applying for a role with us?
Do it! The expectation is that you work hard and support the business in moving forward.
Tell me something unique about yourself…
I’m a secret singer, When I get home from work on a Friday, I turn the music up and let out my inner rock star. But Shhh! Don’t tell anyone.
Read Mikes – Careers Blog, here.
As Fuel Card Services Resourcing Manager, Mike is truly passionate about people. His other love however is made of grapes and comes in a bottle. When not at work, you’ll sometimes find him with a glass of wine and a good book and his 7 year old cat Colin will generally be curled up on the sofa next to him.
He’s been lucky enough to attend a couple of Formula 1 races over the years and his favourite was his very first visit to Nurburgring in Germany with his dad back in 1999 when Johnny Herbert had his first win. He said about the experience “It was cloudy, cold and wet but the atmosphere was electric and had me hooked on F1 forever.” When discovering talent to join the business,
Mike looks for, drive, determination and personality to really shine through as he believes that you won’t reach your full potential without it.