Low Profile , Chairman & Entrepreneur
Touker Suleyman has 40 years' retail and manufacturing experience and is best known as the owner of quintessentially British menswear brand, Hawes & Curtis, and the man credited with reinventing the seminal 90s womenswear label, Ghost.
After a false start in accountancy, Touker kicked off his retail career at the age of 18. He entered into a joint venture in a leather factory and soon after established a clothing manufacturer supplying to some of the biggest names of the British high street.
Touker went on to build a thriving international clothing manufacturer which still sits at the heart of his businesses and is now a serial entrepreneur, backing seven retail and commercial property businesses. Touker has a keen interest in supporting start ups and invests in a number of small British companies. He is one of the current Dragons of the BBC's hit show Dragon's Den.