Deborah Meaden

Somerset Armed Forces Day Champion

The Highly successful entrepreneur and Dragons Den Investor spends her time between London and her Somerset Home which she shares with her husband Paul, 2 cats, 3 Dogs, 6 Horse, 3 Pigs, 4 sheep numerous birds and 3 very Angry geese.


From a very early age Deborah knew she wanted her own business. Having left school after O-Levels she studied at business college and at the age of 19, with very little capital she launched her own glass and ceramics import company supplying upmarket stores like Harvey Nichols.


Deborah joined the panel of investors for series three of the BBC2 programme ‘Dragon’s Den’ and has since invested in a number of businesses.


Deborah actively supports a number of environmental charities and initiatives. Deborah is a fellow of the WWF, the world’s leading environmental organisation and she also acts as a Patron and Trustee for Tusk Trust.


Today Deborah strives to achieve a life that balanced between her business interests, the projects and causes she feels passionately about and spending time with her family, friends and animals.