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In the Driving Seat: Martina Rodrigues, Project Manager, NAA

Martina Rodrigues, Project Manager, NAA, demonstrates how to write a perfect ‘In the Driving Seat’ article, providing essential ‘need to know’ information about Naked Wine Angels and the fact that she is married to Einstein – never mind the dog rescuing

Name
Martina Rodrigues

Company
NAA

Position
Project Manager

Apart from that
Naked Wine Angel
Book Club

Association with NAA
Joined the NAA July 2014

Personal
Married to Einstein Rodrigues (yes, Einstein!). We met at University in London, both studying Economics. Our friendship continued over the last 25 years and we married in April 2012.

I have a passion for rescuing dogs and we have just adopted Oscar, a cross-breed from Bulgaria.

Love coastal walks and never tire of the sight, smell or sound of the sea.

Member of a book (and wine appreciation) club. Both aspects are fully discussed and savoured at each meeting.

Favourite football team
Liverpool, Spurs and Everton – I like to keep the peace.

Musical performer
Have played the violin, guitar and tin whistle but I really excel at air guitar.

Movie
The Sound of Music. It was my first cinema experience and I will never forget the excitement and spectacle.

Books

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach is my all-time favourite. Have just finished reading ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ by Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling). It was superb and would highly recommend it.

Best motoring moment
Driving a friend’s Porsche very, very slowly!

Best business advice you’ve ever received?
Be the person you want to work with.

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