BBC Newsnight political editor who was previously at the Guardian as Chief Political Correspondent and European Editor based in Brussels
Former sports reporter, Derek Watts has become a legend and a household name over the last ten years as co-anchor on award winning South African investigative television program Carte Blanche, reporting on local/international news and stories alike.
Best known as the fearless comedienne and interviewer, there is another side to Ruby. Having studied Neuro Science at University College London, Ruby talks about the make up of the brain, how it functions and how we can use this knowledge to handle and cope with change and handling creativity in the corporate world. Ruby’s a leading exponent of mindfulness.
Fashion Model, Sports journalist, and co-presenter on the Sky Sports television show Good Morning Sports Fans
Olivia J. Wayne
Premier league football referee Howard Webb became a household name when he refereed at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, including the final, in South Africa.
Popular comedian, best known for his work with David Mitchell, contributions to numerous panel shows, and of course "that flashdance" parody on Comedy Relief a couple of years back!
Justin presents the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 having returned from the States where he was North America Editor. He is a popular conference and awards host.
Adrian is author of Polar Bear Pirates and their Quest to Reach Fat City, with its cast of characters to be found in every workplace. Originally a policeman, then head of a successful IT sales team, Adrian shows how to create winning environments and how to deal with the “Neg Ferrets" trying to block your path.
German stand-up comedian based in London. A regular on TV in 'FAQ U' (Ch 4) and 'QI' on BBC2. Henning's act plays on the British stereotype of Germans.
Won 4 Gold Medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games in the 5000m and 1500m and is considered by many to be one of the best wheelchair athletes in the world. He won 4 medals (including 2 Gold medals) at the 2008 Paralympic Games, which was his third Games, and previous won Silver at the Athens Games in 2004.
David Weir CBE
Financial Services Trainer, Compliance Consultant and after dinner speaker. Jonathan’s engaging and humorous style is fuelled by his passion about the importance of education in financial services in a professional context. Jonathan has presented to fund managers on anti-financial crime and broader compliance issues and is able to utilise practical examples from his many years as a practitioner. He has written for industry journals such as Compliance Institute's "The Gazette" and leading financial crime publication "Fraud Watch
Former first Sea Lord, the professional head of the Royal Navy who was minister for National Security, Cyber Security, Olympic Security & Safety and Counter Terrorism 2007-2010. He has also taken part in a number of defence reviews and is no stranger to taking often unpopular decisions for the sake of the service.
Former Formula One executive who worked for McLaren, Arrows and Williams who was responsible for raising over $160m of sponsorship. Richard is now a sought after speaker and facilitator for corporate events.
West End 2 U brings the quality, professionalism and more importantly cast members of the West End and Broadway shows direct to your private party or corporate event.
West End 2 U
Falklands Veteran who suffered 46% burns to his body, Simon is an inspirational and motivational speaker whose message is one of overcoming adversity and how you can take on any challenges thrown at you. He also has a great sense of humour and can command an audience (he has real presence and has achieved legendary status in many ways), while managing to keep it light.
Winner of the BBC's 2011 Great British Bake Off. Since winning she has set up a small cookery school from her home in Essex and written her first book 'A Passion for Baking'.
Leading independent defence, aerospace and industry analyst and a respected commentator on macro-economics and geo-political affairs. He specialises in providing support for UK military, defence and industrial sectors.
Former Irish association football midfielder who most famously played for Liverpool from 1979 to 1994.
Charlie Whelan - Former political spin doctor for Gordon Brown who is now a journalist and regular contributor to the media.
Army officer Chris Whipp flew combat helicopters in Northen Ireland, the Balkans and Afghanistan before becoming a helicopter instructor. As Officer Commanding of the Command and Tactics Wing at the School of Army Aviation he was responsible for training army pilots. Now he uses his leadership and management training skills in industry.
Charlene presents the main ITV Weekend News, ITV London bulletins, and has started to co present News at Ten.
Jon White is an inspirational speaker, leadership consultant and property developer. A former Royal Marine, Jon lost three limbs when an IED exploded in Afghanistan. His story is an inspirational journey about how he overcame those injuries, on the way designing his own property and appearing on the TV Series Grand Designs and Grand Designs Revisited. A leadership consultant, Jon has interviewed many high level leaders including Kofi Annan, General Breedlove USAF and John Carter CEO TP Gp, on their thoughts about leadership. He has also successfully lobbied the government to improve their policy on veterans' prosthetic care.
Jack is a stand up comedian and actor. He has hosted 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks', HIGNFY, appeared on 'Mock the Week' and '8 out of 10 Cats' and was also in Channel 4's student sit com, Fresh Meat. Currently in BBC’s adaption of Evelyn Waugh's Decline and Fall.
A former modern pentathlete, Greg competed in two Olympic Games and has won European bronze and World Championship silver medals. Best known for his work with a variety of celebrities including David Walliams and Jo Brand through Comic Relief
Former MP, broadcaster, author and guest speaker, Ann Widdecombe won the hearts of the nation with her performances on Strictly Come Dancing.
Popular comedian who co presents the Last Leg on C4 and Fighting on Talk on 5 Live. He is also a regular on Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and been Live at the Apollo.
One of the greatest heroes of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Bradley has won seven Olympic medals, including four Golds. He was also the first British winner of the Tour de France in its 109-year history.
Bradley Wiggins CBE
Kim Wilde - Popstar turned gardener. Popular choice for personal appearances as well as performing with her band at corporate events.
Jonny Wilkinson - Hero of England's 2003 Rugby World Cup winning side.
BBC news presenter. He has covered the rescue of the Chilean miners, the Arab Spring uprisings, Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Spanish speaker. An experienced facilitator and conference host.
Legendary punk rocker and successful businesswoman who is still going strong in her 50s. Talks about the music industry, how it has evolved and how she has has adapted and constantly reinvented herself, so to remain relevant, and successful, in one of the most competitive industries in the world. Has just had a number 2 album in the Amazon charts!
Chairman of the Resolution Foundation, a think tank, and former MP and Minister for Universities and Science. Renowned as a big thinker, he was nicknamed Two Brains, and was a leading member of the HM Treasury and No 10 Policy Unit
His executive and non-executive business experience is extensive, including CEO of Selfridges, Alpha Airports Group and ASOS. Now chairman of Jaegar and boohoo.com, non-exec director of Cineworld Group and Rightmove plc. A top business keynote speaker.
Sian Williams was BBC Breakfast's presenter for seven years, presenting the programme alongside Bill Turnbull. She is a key member of the BBC's newsreading team and presents Saturday Live on Radio 4.
Home Economist, Food Stylist and Events Chef
Predominately an after dinner speaker but a 'jack of all trades' at events. An award winning comedian in the 80s Barry side stepped into the after dinner speaker circuit but is also at home as a host and compere. He has regular working relationships with many blue chip companies
Rower (British coxless fours) and double Olympic gold medallist at Athens and Beijing, Steve draws on ten years at the top of his sport to motivate and inspire.
Steve Williams OBE
Popular presenter on Good Morning Britain and This Morning. Anna is an ambassador for Childline and has trained as a counsellor. She is author of Breaking Mad: The Insider’s Guide to Conquering Anxiety drawing on her own experiences.
Actor, singer and all round entertainer, best known as Barry Evans in EastEnders. He appeared in Extras, Scoop and Life's too Short. He regularly comperes and hosts and is a master at multi tasking.
After Dinner Speaker and awards host, Quentin is a Former Top Gear and Fifth Gear host. He is one of the best-known motoring authorities in the UK and an established television personality who specialises in consumer journalism. Particularly keen on green motoring!
Gary Wilmot - Renowned musical theatre star who is brilliant for corporate cabaret performances and awards hosting.
Founder and CEO of the Save Money Group who became a familiar face on TV as the star of The Call Centre on BBC3. A flamboyant character and keynote speaker
Richard Wilson - Popular actor best known as Victor Meldrew from One Foot In the Grave. A great choice for after dinner or awards hosting.
Des Wilson - Shelter founder, environmental campaigner and former president of the Liberal Democrats. Now a keen poker player and author of a book on the subject.
Bob Wilson - Former Arsenal goalkeeper, BBC and ITV sports presenter who now runs the Willow foundation. Available for some corporate engagements.
David Wilson is Professor of Criminology at Birmingham City University and Director of the University’s Centre for Criminal Justice Policy and Research. David regularly appears on TV and radio talking about the criminal justice system and is the author of numerous books. His expertise can often be found on the pages of national papers such as The Times and the Guardian, and on news programmes such as Sky News and Tonight with Trevor McDonald,
Football commentator on BBC TV's Match of the Day. He has commentated on 5 World Cups, 5 Euros, 3 African Nations Cups as well as Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup Finals.
Former Sky News presenter, Andrew covered almost every major conflict around the world, from Kuwait to Bosnia, and from Haiti to Chechnya.
His football career encompassed Hull City, Middlesbrough, Aberdeen and Bradford City but his off-pitch battle with alcohol and depression made headlines. Now a pundit for Sky Sports and regular media contributor. A funny self-deprecating after dinner speaker.
Popular TV presenter who co-hosts Strictly Come Dancing. A popular choice for awards events
A highly motivating, charismatic and sought-after speaker, described by many as "the nicest person in Hollywood". Best known as The Fonz in Happy Days and as the author of children's books about Hank Zipzer, a dyslexic 4th grader. Henry himself is dyslexic.
Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London. Regular broadcaster who also contributes to the House education, science, medicine and the arts.
Jeff Winter was a regular Premiership referee for seven seasons, before reaching the standard FA retirement age of 48. Since retirement he has become a fixture on the after dinner circuit.
Popular presenter of antiques programmes such as Bargain Hunt and Antiques Roadshow. Brilliant auctioneer and great company!
Dominic Wood - one half of the popular Childrens presenters, Dick & Dom, Dominic Wood is also a trained magician.
A highly entertaining and popular speaker on the after dinner circuit with a wealth of material and the ability to make the audience laugh. Sheriff Lindsay Wood has acquired a reputation as a humorous after-dinner speaker with a wealth of fascinating legal anecdotes.
Polar explorer who, in January 2012, became one of only eight people in history to ski solo and unsupported to the South Pole.
Kevin Woodford - Popular celebrity chef who has appeared as a presenter in numerous TV programmes from This Morning to Ready Steady Cook and Can't Cook, Won't Cook and guested on Through the Keyhole, Countdown, Celebrity Weakest Link and Hollyoaks.
Economist and author, he recounts his adventures trading goods all over the world, conveying the message that trade and enterprise are the fundamental pursuits that connect us all. A popular speaker and host for corporate events.
YO! Entrepreneur. Having started with sushi restaurants, Simon's latest project - Yotels have been launched at Gatwick, Heathrow, Amsterdam and, most recently, New York.