Name: Mike Abbott
Occupation/job title: General Manager of Uber Queensland
What’s your idea of a perfect date?
An outdoor adventure followed by a picnic.
What’s the most important quality a partner needs to have?
A great smile, kind, and be passionate about what she does.
Who is your ultimate celeb crush?
What’s your signature dish?
Salmon fillet with a homemade sauce and exotic fresh greens, paired with the perfect white wine of course.
What’s your worst habit?
What’s your go-to move when approaching a potential partner?
Impress her on the dance floor.
Best way to finish a date?
What’s your party trick?
I have a few outrageous dance moves.
What’s the worst thing someone could do on a first date?
Display obvious, shallow traits.
Do you have a ‘type’?
Smart, great smile, a bit mysterious.
What’s the most incredible thing that’s happened to you?
A mate and I were hair models for a big show in Hautulco, Mexico.
What’s the scariest thing you’ve ever done?
Probably surfing some fairly big waves or bungy jumping in South Africa.
What’s your favourite pastime?
Surfing, travelling and reading.
What’s the last book you read?
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro.
What brands do you associate yourself with?
Uber, Apple, Herringbone.
What’s your most treasured possession?
An 18th century chessboard.
What’s high on your bucket list?
Write a novel or travel into space.
What type of music is your ‘jam’?
Mostly rock – Led Zepplin, Nirvana, Silverchair through to Cut Copy, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, Lou Doillon…
Where was your last holiday?
Mentawai Islands, Sumatra.
Short ‘n’ Sweet: Your Fave...
Suburb? Teneriffe (a close second behind Bondi).
Spot for a knock-off drink? Gerard’s Bar.
Place for a first date? I’m still getting to know Brisbane!
Breakfast spot? Jamie’s.
Place for a Saturday night boogie? Lefty’s.