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Touker Suleyman

One of the current Dragons on the BBC's Dragons' Den

One of the current Dragons on the BBC's Dragons' Den, Touker Suleyman has 40 years' retail and manufacturing experience and is best known as the chairman 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. Hawes & Curtis was £500,000 in debt and on the brink of entering administration when acquired by Touker’s Low Profile Group and has since grown its annual revenues from £600,000 to more than £30m.


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 multiple retail and commercial property businesses. Touker has a keen interest in supporting start-ups and invests in a number of small British companies.