Separated at birth

Radio DJ Simon Bates has gone from strength to strength since leaving BBC Radio in the 1990s.

In the guise of Nick Land, he has landed spots on the boards of Vodafone and Royal Dutch Shell, as well as The Lawyer Awards judging panel a couple of years ago, but most recently reached the ­pinnacle of any career – non-executive board ­member at Denton Wilde Sapte. Well, it beats the early morning Drivetime shift.