Staff Profile: Niamh Given

The Soda team has expanded again. Introducing, Niamh Given.


Niamh thrives on growing businesses and breaking new ground - making her the perfect fit for our Startup Community role and facilitating our Co.Starters programme. With an abundance of business experience all over the world, Soda is proud and excited to have her on board.


Learn more about what makes her tick.


Who inspires you?

My six year old daughter. Seeing the world through her eyes is incredible.


What’s the best concert you ever attended?

Gwen Stefani in Hong Kong - I went with two of my best mates!


If you could be any animal, which would you be and why? I love the water, so definitely a Dolphin. They are super smart and playful.


What’s your favourite business book/podcast?

Business Wars (Wondery). I regularly listen to Bloomberg, The Tape and the Daily FT News Briefing.


What are you passionate about?

Food, travel, wine & business.


What’s your favourite movie?

The Big Short.


What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

Moving to China straight out of university.


What are you currently watching on Netflix?

I am catching up on my Billions seasons, on Neon.


If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been before, where would it be?

South America. I can’t wait to explore their culture and history.


Which four people, living or dead, would you most like to eat dinner with? What kind of dinner party would it be?

Outdoor BBQ on our back deck with lots of good food and wine.

I’d have: Jack Ma, Elon Musk, Patrick Collision (Stripe) and my husband & awesome partner, Dan.


If you were a crayon, what colour would you be?

Turquoise – fun and fresh, plus it's the colour of the sea.

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