Dragons' Den has announced that Kelly Hoppen MBE has joined the hit TV show for its upcoming 11th season. Hoppen, a designer by trade, has 37 years experience in the industry, runs her own design school and has experience on the box having hosted Channel 5's Superior Interiors.

"I have always been passionate about championing entrepreneurs, so being able to take it to the next level by investing my money in innovative new businesses is very exciting", Hoppen said of her addition to the show.

"I'm looking forward to bringing a different perspective into the Den and finding an undiscovered gem or two!"

Hoppen will join Deborah Meaden and veteran Dragons Peter Jones and Duncan Bannatyne. Theo Paphitis and Hilary Devey both recently left the BBC series.