Meet Tim

Name and age: Tim Meek, 39

What's your job title? Plant Operations Maintenance Technician

Where did you grow up? Netherlands/Yorkshire/Stroud

How do you explain what you do to your family? I have 2 young children, oldest one is 7 and has had the tour, also gave a small talk in his school about our workplace, parents are old hippies and proud of the environmental aspect of the job.

What’s the furthest / most exciting place you have travelled to? Ascension Island in the middle of the south Atlantic Ocean, amazing and strange little place!

What does a diamond signify to you? Something expensive and luxurious.

What do you think is the biggest scientific breakthrough in recent years and why? The advancement in Stem Cell research - Being able to grow human organs on demand will change the way we live forever!

What makes you get up in the morning with a spring in your step? A full nights sleep!

How do you spend your free time? Looking after the kids - DIY - Motorbikes - Running - Squash