Karen Smith

  1. What is your role at Confex and how long have you worked here?
    I work as a Sales Administrator in Central Distribution and have been here 5 years now. I also ensure that Confex is up to date with all Health & Safety matters.
  2. What did you do before joining Confex?
    I was a Trading Law Colleague for a large supermarket chain.
  3. What do you do when you’re not at Confex?
    I'm usually learning lines and rehearsing for the next production that I'm in. Just recently I have starred as the grumpy Grandma in Roald Dahl's George’s Marvellous Medicine.
  4. If you were able to retire tomorrow, how would you spend your time?
    Acting. Gardening. Holidaying.
  5. Who inspires you?
    Sir David Attenborough for bringing (and keeping), amongst other things, Global Warming to the fore.
  6. What type of business would you go into, if it wasn’t wholesale?
    I love to interact with people and enjoy being able to speak with our customers, so any work that involved meeting and talking to people.
  7. What is the most interesting place you have visited and why?
    India - colourful, vibrant, fragrant, bustling, busy and beautiful.
  8. What do you like about working at Confex?
    We work as a great team in Confex CD with plenty of laughs. It’s always busy so the days speed by ! And the girls I work with – priceless. Its lovely to work for a family run business too as the Directors are very approachable.