Name: Joe Ives
Position: Porsche Gold Technician.
How long have you worked at Porsche Centre Sydney South?
Just over 3 years.
Tell us about your background in the automotive industry?
I started at Porsche Centre Cambridge as an apprentice in 2010, I worked there for 5 years before making the move to Australia, October 2015.
How would you describe the Porsche brand?
Porsche is a fantastic brand to work for.
Since working at Porsche, what is your career highlight?
Going to Camp4 in Finland when I won apprentice of the year in 2013.
What is the best thing about working at Porsche Centre Sydney South?
There are quite a few things; watching Sydney FC, football, working with Jordan and attending PCSS events including track days. Plus a great bunch of people to work with.
Who has had the most influence on your career and why?
The people at Porsche Centre Cambridge who mentored me from day one when I knew very little about cars.
What do you think sets Porsche Centre Sydney South apart from other Porsche Centres?
PCSS must have the most nationalities in one Porsche centre, that can make things exciting!
Five Facts About Joe:
1. Favourite Porsche: Porsche Cayenne GTS V8.
2. Favourite holiday destination: Mexico.
3. Favourite sporting team: Ipswich Town, currently bottom of the English Championship.
4. Favourite restaurant: Partial to Nandos. Classy, I know.
5. Favourite movie: Catch me if you can.