20/03/2012 10:56 GMT | Updated 20/03/2012 10:57 GMT

The Apprentice 2012: Duane Bryan Candidate Profile

Duane Bryan, 29, is the founder/director of a drinks distribution company who lives in Manchester. Why should he be Lord Sugar's next Apprentice?

Well, he says: “I am a winner and I am a fighter, in order to be the best you’ve got to beat the best.”

His Apprentice candidate profile reads:

Have a go hero Duane once chased and caught a hit and run driver trying to flee the scene of a crash. He says that his biggest strength in business is his creativity but that his attention to detail can be somewhat lacking. Duane enjoys going out to bars and nightclubs in his spare time and says he is inspired by the Jaegermeister brand. He has met Tony Blair as part of a voluntary group.

Meet this year's contestants in the slideshow below...