Recruitment sales manager Lee McQueen, became Sir Alan Sugar’s fourth Apprentice in June 2008 – despite having been caught lying on his CV earlier in the series.
McQueen, from Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, said he had to take “a deep breath” when the tycoon told him “you’re hired” in the hit BBC show.
The 30-year-old beat three other hopefuls to land a £100,000 job alongside Sir Alan. Read more
Simon Ambrose, who was 27 when he entered The Apprentice, won series 3 against many people’s expectations.
The plan for Simon after winning The Apprentice was to train as a chartered surveyor whilst working on a hotel and golfing development near Stansted Airport.
Simon still works for the Estates Management Team of Amsprop, the real estate division of Sir Alan Sugar’s companies. Read more
Michelle Dewberry, series two winner, completed 12 months at Amstrad and now runs a successful business consultancy.
She was born in Hull, East Yorkshire and from a young age was determined to create success in her life. She set herself the target to own her first property by the age of 21 and undertook a number of part time roles to earn money to make this dream a reality. When she was 18, she cold called Hull’s biggest telecommunications company to request a managerial post. She was offered Read more
Tim Campbell, series one winner, worked for Amstrad’s health and beauty division for two years before he stepped down to set up the Bright Ideas Trust, an initiative to give young entrepreneurs a chance to set up a business with equity funding and advice.
After recording for the series ended in November 2004, Campbell was catapulted into a world very different from his previous job at London Underground. Read more