Time Out: Alistair Maiden founder and CEO of SYKE


The weekend is almost upon us and that means it’s time to put some quickfire questions to a local business leader. For this week’s ‘Time Out’, Business Link spoke to Alistair Maiden, founder and CEO of SYKE, the legal engineering consultancy based in Leeds.

What is the first thing you do to get the weekend started?

Two double espressos

What is your hobby?

Cricket and wine

What is your favourite movie?

Lost in translation

If you hadn’t been successful at what you do, what would you be doing instead as a career?

I reckon I would have been a good estate agent

If you could have any superpower what would it be?

To read minds

What is your favourite genre of music or artist?

Live – either Michael Kiwanuka or the Killers

If you could travel to any moment in time where would you go?

Watch Julius Caesar cross the Rubicon