Name/Age: Andrew Ruddiforth/43
IST Position: Shot Peening Engineer
Specialities: Photography, videography/cinematography, radio control
How long have you worked at the IST?
Unbelievably 16 years
What event most changed your life?
The birth of my first child - My live has never been the same since!
What do you do to relax?
Watch films and documentaries
What's never missing from your fridge?
Alcohol - But sometimes I can't always keep it stocked!
Do you do any sports?
I'm not really a sporty type, but I do like to watch - It's much easier
Where have you never been but would like to visit?
Have you got a secret wish?
That my family kept in close contact
What did you dream of being as a child?
Pilot and fim maker
What would make you happy?
If my hobbies & interests could also be my job would be great
Who's your hero?
What's your motto?
Don't really have one but life really is too short!
What's your favourite dish?
Chilli-con-carne and Curry, but not too hot though!
And your favourite song?
Cold play - "Beautiful World"