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May 16, 2023

Behind the Scenes: 10 Questions with … Shayo Bakare

This is the third post in our Behind the Scenes series, learning more about the people at LendInvest beyond their roles. Today’s piece is featuring Shayo Bakare, Product Team Leader.

Shayo joined LendInvest 2 and a half years ago and has progressed from Senior Business Analyst to Product Team Leader.We asked Shayo 10 questions to understand more about her life outside of work:

1.  What was your first job?

Crew Member at McDonalds

2. What is your favourite book?

The Noughts & Crosses novel series by Malorie Blackman

3. What is your favourite/bucket list holiday destination?

Bali or Bora Bora

4. How do you spend your time outside of work?

I’m also a makeup artist so I tend to spend my weekends doing bookings. During the week I love to spend time with my son after work

5. If you could travel to any year in a time machine, what year would you travel and why?

2006. I was still in year 10, it was a very fun year all the time and was my last year before any kind of bills / responsibilities

6. If you could bring back any fashion trend what would it be?

Baggy jeans 

7.What are you too old for but still enjoy?


8.Do you collect anything?


9. What does your morning routine look like?

Wake up, get my son ready for nursery, feed him his breakfast, jump in the car with my husband to drop him at nursery then back home and jump straight on my laptop to begin work

10. What superpower would you choose and why?

To be able to read people’s minds (only whenever I want to though) because it’s nice to know someone’s thoughts / thoughts process / true feelings sometimes.


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