This month we share a cup of coffee with Grace Ruivo, Financial Director based in our Johannesburg office.

Q: When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time?

A: I like to unwind with a good book.

Q: If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?

A: To be more patient with myself and others.

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Q: If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be?

A: Pope Francis and the Dalai Lama.

Q: What is your favourite thing about working at XL Millennium?

A: The commitment from our staff.

Q: What is your biggest achievement to date – personal or professional?

A: On a personal level – my beautiful family. On a professional level – starting Millennium Travel from scratch over 20 years ago with my amazing partners Linda and Nicole.

Q: What is your motto or personal mantra?

A: Never give up!

Q: What is your guilty pleasure?

A: I enjoy a glass of wine.