Entrepreneur, Phianthropist & best-selling author
Duncan Bannatyne OBE was born 2 February 1949 in Clydebank, Scotland. He is one of Britain’s most recognisable entrepreneurs, as well as being a philanthropist and best selling author.
His business interests include Health Clubs, Hotels, Media, TV, Stage Schools, Property and Transport. He is most famous for his appearances as a business angel on the BBC programme Dragons Den, where he is by far the wealthiest expert on the panel.
He has written 4 books; Anyone Can Do It sold more than 200,000 copies; Wake Up and Change Your Life quickly entered the Sunday Telegraph top selling books list, as did How To Be Smart With Money closely followed by How To Be Smart With Your Time.
Duncan was honoured with the Order of the British Empire for his contribution to charity and supports many good causes, especially for children. He is heavily involved with Comic Relief and UNICEF, and is a passionate anti-smoking campaigner.