Who is Courtney Wood? The Apprentice 2016 candidate guide

This Essex lad think his cutthroat tactics will help him reach the top


The Apprentice 2016 contestants: Courtney Wood

Age: 29


Occupation: Owner, Novelty Gift Company


Lives: EssexFollow on Twitter @courters_wood

He says: “How would I describe myself in one sentence? I’ll give you one word: awesome.”

Designing novelty gifts for national and international retailer, Courtney describes himself as fun with a positive attitude and believes his confidence is one of his strongest attributes. He says he is not one to sit back and plans to assert his authority in the process. He thinks his cutthroat tactics will help him reach the top.

However, over the weeks Courtney has struggled with pitching and public interaction – will he be able to excite the interviewers with his design ideas, or will they be bored to tears?