The Apprentice series 9: Meet the candidates – Sophie Lau

“I don’t have a multi-million pound business but what I do have is the raw talent, the drive and the competitive streak," says the 22-year-old restaurateur

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Sophie Lau

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Age: 22

Occupation: Restaurateur

Lives: Bristol, UK

Malaysian-born Sophie says her greatest strengths are creativity and the ability to ‘think outside the box’, but her weakness is mental arithmetic. She first worked as a catering company waitress and at the age of 19, began running her own restaurant while still studying as a student. She is passionate about food and describes herself as innovative and intelligent.

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She says: “I don’t have a multi-million pound business but what I do have is the raw talent, the drive and the competitive streak.”