The Apprentice candidates: meet Gary Poulton

Gary says once he starts doing business, the other candidates will know he's the real deal

Age: 34

Occupation: Programme Manager

Lives: Nottingham

Gary spent seven years at a leading supermarket chain as a Programme Manager, developing new store sites. He describes himself as someone who likes to succeed in all he does. He says his stand-out achievement in business was delivering the largest property development programme in the history of the supermarket he worked at during 2010-11.

He says: I look like the nice, easy going, laid back Brummie but once I start doing my business, people know I’m the real deal.”