Businesswoman most famous for appearing as a "dragon" on the CBC reality show Dragons' Den. She made her fortune by buying the failing cash machine business Hanco ATM Systems, re-launching it as YourCash Europe and eventually selling it for £50 million.
She left school to begin working as a cash counter at the bank NatWest at age 16.
She was named as Vitalise's Business Woman of the Year for 2014.
She has been married and has two sons.
She began appearing alongside Peter Jones on Dragons' Den in 2017.