Who is he?
A maverick retail entrepreneur worth £1.85 billion. He is Britain's sixth-richest man and a Forbes billionaire.
How did he make his millions?
Green bought high street chain Jean Jeanie for £65,000 in 1984, sold it a year later for £3 million, then bought clothing store Amber Day with the proceeds, later selling his holding for £8 million. Green's big coup was to buy Bhs in 2000 for £200 million, increasing its profit nearly eightfold in two years to £92 million. He acquired Arcadia last year for £850 million. Its operating profit doubled this year to £227.9 million.
What's the secret of his success?
A brilliant dealmaker who knows what the masses want.