Name: Julian Rinaldi
Job title: Jack of all trades MD, MOT tester, sub-postmaster, car and van rental franchisee
Company: Musbury Garage
01 Career history: 1986-1989 Somerset College studying Motor Vehicle Engineering & Motor Vehicle Management. Joined company business in 1988 working alongside my parents before taking over in 2008.
02 Dream job if you weren’t doing this: Team Principal of an F1 team.
03 What do you drive: Audi S4.
04 What would you like to drive: McLaren P1.
05 Perfect day: Staying on a yacht in Monte Carlo harbour and watching the Monaco Grand Prix from there.
06 Favourite team: Yeovil Town FC.
07 Favourite read: Peter James crime novels or, if I want a lighter read, I’ll browse through the F1 Racing or Four-Four-Two magazine.
08 Favourite film: Pulp Fiction.
09 Best holiday: Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
10 Possessions you couldn’t do without: Rocket Espresso machine and my wood-fired pizza oven.
11 Greatest achievement: My children.
12 Greatest fear: Failing in business.
13 Most likely to say: "Just a pint of Thatcher’s Gold for me please."
14 Least likely to say: Shall we go on a Fun Run? (These two words should never be used in the same sentence!).
15 Tips for business success: Keep smiling and put your customers first.
16 Best business advice you’ve received: You look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.
17 Best thing about your job: The variety every day is different when you are running a business like this.
18 Most recent business achievement/s of note: First Spar fuel-branded forecourt in the South West peninsula and top-performing Practical Car & Van Rental franchise in the South West ahead of sites in much larger locations.
19 Thoughts on the forecourt sector: Interesting times ahead with the growth in popularity of electric and hybrid vehicles.
20 Three words to describe yourself: Enthusiastic, demanding, honest.