Speaker Profile: Chris Barnardo
Serial Inventor, Creator and Dragon Tamer
Watch Chris in the Dragons' Den here...
Chris Barnardo, is Director and Founder of The Wand Company, inventors of a real magic wand. Having secured the biggest ever investment in BBC's Dragon Den, Chris and his partner Richard Blakesley now sell their wands globally to Hong-Kong, Japan and Scandinavia.
A serial inventor and designer, Chris is named inventor on over 25 patents. Amongst his ongoing projects are Plop Trumps and DadCanDo.com - a collaboration of craft projects his four children helped him compile - which he later turned into one of two published books.
"The kids produced some excellent work on entrepreneurs thanks to you. Certainly the highest marks on that unit." Gareth Williams, VLE and BAF Diploma Coordinator. The Leventhorpe School.