Mike Hopkins

Director & Consultant

(The Boss/Keeps Us On Our Toes)


Personal career highlight to date?

Working in Pakistan, it was so different and so rewarding.

What makes you good at what you do?

There is nothing else I would rather do.

Summer or Winter


Describe working at DCO.


What super power would you like?

No need to sleep.

Favourite film?

Can I have two? Planes, Trains and Automobiles and Twelve Angry Men.

Top tip for making an impact?

Talk just enough.

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A zoo keeper.

Best piece of advice a colleague ever gave you?

Lose the power point.

What inspired you to start DCO?

Believing that to be totally credible I had to take my own advice, to follow my own ambitions and aspirations.

How does a good day of delivery feel?

Energising, invigorating, rewarding.

Who do you admire?

My Wife, and my friend Ian has smiled through real adversity.

The best thing about working with people is?

It’s largely unpredictable.

Trainers or flipflops?

I am over 40 – so it’s trainers.