Shruti Senapati is the marketing executive at buying group Sugro
What was your first job?
While studying at college, I worked as a course advisor to assist prospective students who needed guidance in choosing an appropriate technology program.
How would your colleagues at Sugro describe you?
My colleagues at Sugro would describe me as a hard-working, tenacious, empathetic and a people person.
If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport that would give you a chance of winning a medal, what would it be?
Persuasion – you’re a winner if you can successfully persuade my six-year-old daughter!
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If time and money were not an issue, what hobby would you most like to get into?
I would travel all around the world and experience different cultures, only if I had the luxury of time with no responsibility.
What would your perfect day involve?
I would love to wake up to the sound of the ocean, followed by a hearty breakfast. I would then stroll through the local market and spend the rest of the day with my family and friends.
What is your song of choice at karaoke?
I do not do karaoke.
Who would be your four ideal dinner party guests?
Jeff Bezoz, the digital powerhouse and a future visionary who is obsessively focused on the customer experience, Martha Jane Fox, an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a great digital champion for the UK. David Attenborough, a natural historian – an inspiration to millions, and a British-Indian cook and author, Anjum Anand who is known for her passion of combining healthy food with bold Indian flavours. Hopefully, I would be able to convince her to prepare few Indian dishes too!
What would you cook them?
I would cook an authentic Indian thali for my guests. They would really need bring their full appetite as a typical Indian thali consists of at least 10-15 eye-popping dishes on a single plate.
What fad or trend would you like to see make a comeback?
I would like to see the trend of classical and aesthetically pleasing home interior design features from Victorian and Edwardian Era to make a comeback.
If you were a superhero, what would you choose as your superpower?
If I were a superhero, I would choose a superpower to make the air, water and soil pollution free.
What do you wish you knew more about?
There is always something new to learn every day, but I wish I could know more about why people behave the way they behave.
When was the last time you changed your belief or opinion about something major?
I am quiet flexible with my beliefs and opinions. I like to put situations in the right perspective as they arise and form my opinions accordingly.