30 Aug Get to know: Diana Scott
Meet Diana, FoodMesh’s Senior Manager of Product. When she’s not busy developing tools to help organizations measure their waste diversion, you’ll probably find her whizzing around Calgary on her bike or exploring Fish Creek Park.
Read on to find out the values that drive her, how she practices kindness and why her Dad is her inspiration.
When you started working at FoodMesh
What you do at FoodMesh
The top three values that drive you
Where you were born
Where in the world have you lived, outside of Canada
Your top tip for reducing food waste
Your favourite place to visit in the town/city you currently live
Your favourite thing about the job
After many years in the waste industry, I can more directly see the impact of my work on communities. I find this highly rewarding. The team at FoodMesh is an incredible, bespoke, collection of fantastic individuals.
Your favourite way to use up food in your fridge
I have a 13-year-old boy….what leftover food?!
If you could eat only one cuisine for the rest of your life, it would be…
How you like to recharge
Your favourite quote
Who inspires you, and why
What makes you laugh
The most important lesson you’ve learned in your career to date
Thankfully I have learned many lessons but a very successful person told me years ago, “Make sure you have all the information necessary to make a decision but never be afraid to make that decision. If 60% of my decisions are the right ones then I am doing ok, but you must never be afraid to decide.”
The best advice you were ever given
When in doubt, tell the truth.
A fun fact about you
I have a serious fear of deep sea fishing (which stemmed from a fishing trip in the U.A.E many years ago in a very small boat).