Meet the team

We asked the ORTUS team, if they were stranded on a desert island and you could only have 1 of the following things, what would it be?

  • Song/Album
  • Drink
  • Companion (alive or deceased)

 

Antoine Pierrat-Brichon
General Manager

Song/Album:

Jean-Jacques Goldman - un tour ensemble live

Drink:

Rum and coke (like a true sailor)

Companion:

Charly. My best man

Mellini Gordon
Sales and Marketing Manager

Song/Album:

I can’t possibly choose one! NIN- With Teeth, Placebo-Without You I am Nothing, Nirvana-Never Mind

Drink:

South African Sauvignon Blanc

Companion:

My late cat Einstein

Madi Gianfrancesco
Events & Host Co-Ordinator and Wellbeing Officer

Song/Album:

Black is the Colour of My True Love’s Hair by Nina Simone

Drink:

Sancerre

Companion:

The late and great Josephine Baker

Ellie Arden
Host & Events Assistant

Song/Album:

Rumours, Fleetwood Mac

Drink:

Pina Colada

Companion:

My kitten, Ziggy

Antonella Russo
Deputy Sales and Marketing Manager

Song/Album:

Firework by Katy Parry

Drink:

A good red wine

Companion:

My sisters (I dare not choose)

Angela Naish
Head Chef

Song/Album:

Absolutely anything. A good song is a good song.

Drink:

Brandy, lime and soda

Companion:

My husband

Nebih Fejzullahu
Catering Supervisor

Song/Album:

Hymn for the weekend by Cold Play

Drink:

Brandy on the rocks

Companion:

I cannot choose one. I will need everyone to join me for a big party on the beach!

Rob Hawke
Service assistant

Song/Album:

Tezeta, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

Drink:

Guanabana smoothie

Companion:

Tom Waits

Lourdes Reves-Benitez
Catering Manager

Song/Album:

Toxicity, System of a Down

Drink:

Champagne, darling!

Companion:

My husband

Tajudeen Olatunde Akanni
Kitchen Assistant

Song/Album:

Fela Anikulapo, Kuti

Drink:

Coca-Cola

Companion:

My wife

Adoow John Viegas Pinto
Cafe Supervisor

Song/Album:

Anything by Jah Shaka

Drink:

Lemon Ice Tea

Companion:

I will have to take all of my girlfriends

Bettina Szilvia Keki
Barista

Song/Album:

Anything Electronic

Drink:

Water – anything without added sugar

Companion:

My entire family

Nicola Eduardo Maffione
Barista

Song/Album:

Toxicity, System of a Down

Drink:

Ale

Companion:

My girlfriend