Name: Gary Summers

Age: 50

Company: Alumet Group

First job: Apprentice carpenter

Dream job: A movie star in the likes of Die Hard

Car: Porsche Carrera 4 S

Economy, business or first class: Any of them

Most extravagant purchase: Villa in Majorca

Most-played song on your iPod: “If today was your last day” by Nickleback

Best business book: Losing my Virginity by Richard Branson

Worst business moment: When a customer who owed us £189k went into receivership 

Proudest business moment: Wining the Queen’s Award (twice)

Your business mentor: Richard Branson

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