His business card says "Serial Entrepreneur" - an indication of his drive to start new businesses wherever he sees opportunity.
Despite coming from a wealthy family, he can take credit for turning millions into billions with one of the best known brands in Britain and Europe, as EasyJet revolutionised cheap air travel on the continent.
This week on One on One, meet the enterprising businessman, Stelios Haji-Ioannou.
Despite having started more than 16 ventures, this Greek billionaire remains a straightforward man who prefers to be called by his first name, sets his own schedule and responds to emails personally.
And although he admits to a privileged childhood, Stelios was determined to prove himself from an early age.
Today, he takes great pride in his low-cost approach to business which caters to the many rather than the privileged few.
He says no matter how much high-end brands succeed there will always be a market for those who want to save money.
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This episode of One on One aired from Saturday, February 2, 2008
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