10 Questions With... Michele de Mestres

Written by: Michele de Mestres

(QA Lead)

Employee Voices


Name: Michele de Mestres

Title: QA Lead

Hometown: Hastings

Office Location: Barcelona

Start Date: 08/2018

Q1: What is your earliest memory of working for Telescope?

A: Loving having a job in Spain and going to an office each day with a beautiful terrace and friendly people but also having the biggest headache ever from information overload in my first week!!

Q2:  What do you like most about your job?

A: The diversity and flexibility of changing from one project to the next, no two days are the same. It is a great environment for learning and developing new skills, and did I mention I just love to find bugs!!

Q3:  What was your first job?

A: When I was 15, I got a job working in the weekends at a bakery and had to bike 10kms in the dark on rural roads to start at 5am.

Q4:  What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: A Doctor.

Q5:  If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you would purchase?

A: I would buy a house or two.

Q6:  What’s your favorite song right now?

A: Are You With Me by Brooke Coombe. She has an amazing fun voice and it’s great to dance to.

Q7.  What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?

A: To go walking with my husband and friends on the hills and paths of the Colserola. It is a huge natural park connecting many towns which we have on our doorstep in Barcelona.

Q8.  What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

A: The best advice has come from my Dad: Don’t worry about the things you cannot change.

Q9.  If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

A: I am researching my family tree and would love to be able to go back in time and meet my relatives. Apparently I am descended from Countesses and Earls.

Q10. What app or piece of tech can’t you live without?

A: The internet