Former managing director of Birmingham City FC who became the vice-chairman of West Ham United.
She worked for the advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi.
She was named Cosmopolitan magazine's Woman of the Year in 2006.
She married Paul Peschisolido in 1995 and had two children with him.
She was given the role of Alan Sugar's assistant on the sixth series of the British version of The Apprentice.