Welcome to Martina Kangley, Relocation Manager for Santa Fe Africa
Discover our new mini-series #GetToKnowOurPeople where Santa Fe employees worldwide talk freely about their life in and out of work. Santa Fe Relocation values its people, their fantastic diversity and the vast pool of knowledge they bring. We learn from each other every day, so we’re happy for you to get to know them too.
Watch Martina’s full video below to get to know her!
Tell us about yourself?
I consider myself to be a people’s person and I am passionate about my work.
Tell us about Santa Fe?
Santa Fe is a dynamic, Flexible and inclusive company.
What do you do at work?
I co-ordinate and deliver DSP services on the African Continent.
Why did you choose Santa Fe?
I chose Santa Fe because of the company culture and values and the potential to grow within the organisation.a
Why did we choose you?
I hope Santa Fe choose me because they felt I had the same values as the company.
What is your greatest achievement at work?
Being promoted to Relocation Manager.
What is your greatest achievement in life?
Moving to South Africa from Ireland where I grew up.
What or who inspires you in your life and at work?
In my work life it would be my colleagues globally who I enjoy collaborating and working with on a daily basis. In my personal life it would be animal warriors such as Jane Goodall.
What is the best thing about working at Santa Fe?
No two days are the same.
What is the best thing about our horse?
I love its colour.
What is the best advice you can give to people
To try and find the humour in difficult situations it can help carry you through.
What would you do in the event of a zombie apocalypse?
I would definitely run very fast and far away!
There are now 25 hours in a day, how would you spend the extra hour?
That would be for sleeping.
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
I would love to go to Barbados or the Bahamas!
How did you find this interview?
I found it interesting and challenging.
Santa Fe sincerely thanks Martina for contributing to this initiative and for sharing her story with us!