Business and Finance
From billionaire captains of industry to famous business grandees and entrepreneurs, Debrett's has picked a selection of representatives from the world of business.
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The Egyptian businessman has extensive business interests, including English premiership football team Fulham Football Club. He is well known as the former owner of Harrods.
The founder of Cobra beer, Lord Bilimoria has transformed the Indian product into a global brand.
World-famous for his Virgin brand encompassing over 360 companies, Sir Richard Branson has been a business entrepreneur since the age of 16.
A business entrepreneur with interests in media, telecommunications, leisure and property, Peter Jones came to public attention on BBC2's Dragons' Den.
The chief executive of BT since 2008, Ian Livingston has held directorships at Dixons and Freeserve.
A business tycoon whose fortune was based on his electronics company Amstrad, Lord Sugar is famous for presenting BBC's The Apprentice.
Sir James Dyson
An inventor and business entrepreneur, Sir James Dyson is internationally known for his revolutionary bagless vacuum cleaner.
Born into the Sainsbury's supermarket dynasty, Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover is one of three brothers who transformed the fortunes of the family firm.
The resilient heir of the Forte Group, Sir Rocco Forte has bounced back from a hostile takeover to rebuild the fortunes of the Forte brand name, setting up his own chain of hotels.
A successful businesswoman, Deborah Meaden built a fortune as the director of Weststar Holidays, but is well known to the British public for her appearances on BBC2's Dragons' Den.