Michael Copp, 31, is a managing director of a kitchen and bedroom furniture retailer who lives in London. Why should he be Lord Sugar's next Apprentice?
Well, he says: “I’m better than unique; I’m naturally gifted in business.”
His Apprentice candidate profile reads:
Michael says his biggest strength is his positivity but admits that he can be impatient. In his spare time Michael enjoys fishing, walking and boxing. Michael, who is dyslexic, wishes he had worked harder at school and regrets leaving at 15 and not finishing his education. He would have liked to have been the brains behind Apple as he admires the way they cornered the market with their products and set themselves apart from their rivals.
Meet this year's contestants in the slideshow below...