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31 August 2021

COFFEE BREAK with… Katie Wilson, Personal Assistant

Coffee Break with… is a Christie & Co series showcasing the brilliance, expertise, and diversity of our network of over 200 employees.

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When did you join Christie & Co?

February 2017.

Where were you when you accepted your role at Christie & Co?
Walking home from the interview.

What was your first job?
Working at the stables where I had my horse at the age of 15.

In a couple of sentences, can you tell us a bit about your job at Christie & Co?
I am the sector PA for the retail team.

What’s your favourite thing about Christie & Co?
I love working with the people in the company, especially the PAs as they are all so lovely to work with!

What’s been the biggest challenge of your career so far?
I am also a mummy to a toddler and coming back to work full time has been a challenge especially with the job change but I am working with it.

Tell us a bit about your life outside work – what are your hobbies?
I love interior design and implementing this in my home - people say my house is like a Laura Ashley show home. I love shopping and drinking cocktails.

What’s your hometown? Where do you live now?
My hometown is Kent, I will always be a South-East Londoner.

Where’s the best place you’ve been on holiday?
Disneyland in Florida – never too old to feel like a kid.

What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Ignorance and rudeness.

If you could live and work in any city, where would you go?
Las Vegas as an interior designer or events planner.

What would be your desert island meal?
Nando’s with a bottle of wine.

What’s your favourite film?
Pretty Woman.

Tell us your favourite movie quote?
“You people work on commission, right? Big mistake. Big. Huge. I have to go shopping now.” (Pretty Woman)

What is one thing on your bucket list?
To get married.

What is your biggest fear?
Heights.

What news source do you read every day?
Daily Mail.

What’s your social media platform of choice?
Instagram.

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