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 […]
Massively inspiring and hugely motivating, 30 year old Ben McBean is a double amputee who has miraculously managed to recover from stepping on a Taliban landmine in 2008 to running the London Marathon within 12 months of losing his limbs. And he ran it again in 2010 without realising he had a stress fracture in his stump. A […]
Adventurer and author Sally Kettle is the first woman to row the Atlantic Ocean twice from East to West, and once with her mother! She has also taken part in the last leg of a World Clipper race and retraced WW2 heroine Nancy Wake’s steps across the harsh Pyrenees. Chair of the Trustees for The London Sports […]
Nicki Chapman is now best known for presenting such programmes as the BBC’s Wanted Down Under and Escape to the Country. Instantly recognisable and hugely likeable, Nicki’s is in constant demand as a TV presenter and radio host.
A gifted speaker and highly skilled event host, Nicki brings a real sparkle to every event. She is still heralded as one of the music business’s best known PR’s working with Bowie, Take That and The Spice Girls amongst others
One of the most recognisable and experienced journalist and broadcasters in the UK, Maxine Mawhinney has had an incredible career spanning more than 40 years and she has reported from across the world as well as anchoring many news programmes.
The sole presenter on BBC World TV when Princess Diana died Maxine worked singlehandedly throughout the night and was seen throughout the world announcing the tragic news.
She recently left the BBC after 20 years where she was one of the main presenters on BBC News, the BBC One national news bulletins at weekends and Dateline London for BBC World TV.
Maxine is an extremely sought after keynote speaker on a wide range of topics from talks reflecting her 20 years as a top BBC journalist and News Anchor covering global events, to inspirational and empowering speeches suitable for a wide range of audiences.
She is also an extremely skilled interviewer making her an excellent moderator, facilitator and panel presenter across a myriad of topics.
Warm, knowledgeable and experienced Maxine is an excellent host for conferences and award ceremonies too.
From Belfast, Northern Ireland, Maxine has worked for BBC, Sky News, Ulster Television, Reuters TV, and ITN. She has lived and worked in Tokyo and Asia News Editor for Reuters TV and Washington DC for GMTV during the Clinton years.
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.