Name/Age: Chris Rushton
IST Position: Engineering Manager
Specialities: Mechanical test machine build / calibration
How long have you worked at the IST?
First started back in 1982
What event most changed your life?
Getting married to Lynn in1983
What do you do to relax?
Motorcycling, walking, sitting in the garden
What's never missing from your fridge?
A cold can of Coke – to dilute the Dark Rum with.
Do you do any sports?
Where have you never been but would like to visit?
Have you got a secret wish?
– Yes, but it IS a secret!
What did you dream of being as a child?
What would make you happy?
Knowing that my daughter can live a happy life without being dependent on us.
Who's your hero?
No one in particular
What's your motto?
Trust – hard won but easily lost.
What's your favourite dish?
Most things which are not Seafood.
And your favourite song?
– Anything easy to listen to which is sung (no “rap”) and tells a story (ie ballads).