Etiquette Expert Jean Broke-Smith originally trained as a fashion designer, milliner and dress designer and as a Make-up specialist Max Factor before becoming Principal of the Lucie Clayton etiquette, deportment and model school for thirty years. To inquire about Broke-Smith please contact us today. Expertise Talent Read more about Jean Broke-Smith Jean continues to consult with […]
Instantly recognisable as the First Dates barman Merlin Griffiths is usually the man tasked with warming the First Daters up and breaking the ice. The King of Cocktails, Merlin has been a Bartender and Mixologist for more than 20 years and has worked all over the world. When speaking Merlin shares some of the most […]
An outstanding and powerful speaker Nicky is the Member of Parliament for Loughborough and served at the heart of Government as a Whip, Treasury Minister, Secretary of State for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities. Nicky worked at the heart of the UK government during one of its most important political and economic periods and is a regular contributor to programmes such as Question Time, Marr, Daily Politics, Any Questions and other BBC Radio 4 and Radio 5live programmes.
Best known as ace plasterers and builders Chris Frediani and Julian Perryman in the BBC’s DIY SOS and The Big Build, they are highly entertaining and know everything there is know about house renovations, DIY and building.
Restaurateur, branding and customer services expert, speaker, interviewer, author and TV’s Restaurant Inspector Fernando Peire is director of one of the world’s most famous restaurants The Ivy Restaurant and private room. Frequented by films stars and Royalty, TV personalities and leading names in the world of business Fernando oversaw the 2016 £5 million refurbishment. He is also Director of the prestigious The Club at The Ivy and sits on the Board of Caprice Holdings.
An incredibly hardworking and talented man Fernando is dedicated to the restaurant business. He is also a consummate networker and is passionate about his job, his customers and maintaining the highest of standards in everything he does.
A fascinating speaker for all types of events including corporates, food festivals and general interest audiences, Fernando’s skills as an interviewer are also well honed and he has worked with incredible names including Sir Roger Moore, Joanna Lumley, John Cleese, Sir Michael Parkinson, Hugh Bonneville, Zoe Wannamaker and many more.
The best known of all the former press secretaries to HM The Queen, Dickie Arbiter is the man the world’s press always call upon for first class and expert opinion.
His experience of working closely with HM The Queen and other leading Royals makes him undeniably the only Royal Commentator to have such unique knowledge for whatever the reason be it weddings, deaths, births, celebrations, overseas visits, scandals, incidents and general interest stories.
At the Palace from 1988 to 2000 Dickie was responsible for organising the media coverage for Princess Diana’s funeral. He retired from the Palace in 2000
A broadcaster and journalist with over fifty years experience covering royalty, heads of state, and other globally recognised personalities, Dickie is an outstanding speaker, lecturer and media trainer.
Dickie’s memoirs, On Duty with the Queen was published by Blink in Oct 2014.