Duncan Walker Bannatyne, OBE (born 2 February 1949), is a Scottish entrepreneur, philanthropist and author. His business interests include hotels, health clubs, spas, media, TV, stage schools, property and transport. He is most famous for his appearance as a business angel on the BBC programme Dragons' Den. He has written six books: Anyone Can Do It, which sold more than 250,000 copies, was followed by Wake Up and Change Your Life, How to be Smart With Your Money, How to be Smart With Your Time, 43 Mistakes Businesses Make, then by 37 Questions Everyone in Business Needs to Answer; his seventh book, Riding The Storm, is to be released on 26 September 2013. Duncan Bannatyne was appointed an OBE for his contribution to charity. In 2013 it was reported that Bannatyne is £122m in debt, however Bannatyne says this is a company debt and the company has assets of £230m.