One of very few Northern Irish voiceover artists Aaron Watson is a very happy outgoing character.
Aaron Watson has been on the tv and radio scene now for the last few years and has acted in many television reconstructions and Irish tv series'. The last few years has seen Aaron voiceovers for tv and radio with clients such as Abbey Insurance and PPP or PPI Insurance. He works closely with local radio stations such as cool fm, City Beat, Downtown and Belfast U105 voicing many of their voice over advertisments. He is very happy outgoing character and very willing to fulfil each individual clients voiceover needs
World Champion Sailor, Round the World Yachtsman, and co-author of 'Boat to Boardroom' Alex Alley has seen it all. Having been three crew down, with one seriously injured, sub-zero temperatures and waves pounding the boat day and night, thousands of miles away from civilisation, he relives how motivating the team was pivotal to their safe return.
Alex now delivers interactive workshop and learn about the '7 Racing Rules' on how to win in business and in life.
Andrew Price is a survival and bushcraft expert who presents his own programme on ITV called ‘Coast and Country’. This is his third year of presenting the programme which brings in very high viewing figures and he has 24 programmes a year. The programme sees Andrew travelling the length and breadth of the UK exploring the coast and countryside. We can now announce ‘Coast and Country’ has been commissioned, once again, for 2017.
Andrew is considered a leading expert on survival and bushcraft skills and has also appeared on numerous tv programmes, across all channels ITV, BBC and worldwide TV in this capacity. Andrew also presents an on-line survival and bushcraft series which has fans all over the world. Andrew has his successful bushcraft and survival company called ‘Dryad’ which he started when he was just 20. He teaches survival skills across the generations and works closely with under-privileged young people to increase their skills and build up their confidence. He has a great interactional personality and appeals across the age range.
Andrew is an extremely interesting speaker who covers several genres – inspirational/ motivational/business/leadership/team building.
Very much in demand as an adviser, mentor and mental skills performance coach to high performing individuals from many walks of life. Andy's work has been described as 'cutting edge' (Daily Telegraph, 2009) and he is regularly featured in the national press and on TV and radio. Andy is working closely with Sports Coach UK on a range of High Performance Projects and is contributing to the Inspire and Aspire programmes for coaches and athletes with a realistic podium place at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Anthony has over thirty years acting experience. He is currently rehearsing for the part of Peter Bridges in 'It's Never Too Late' and has performed in numerous productions.
Anthony Stuart Lloyd is dubbed as the man with the 'Rolls-Royce Voice' and South Wales's answer to Bryn Terfel, this 6'7'' deep voiced Divo's rich, sexy, velvety vocals are turning ladies' knees to jelly and enthralling audiences worldwide with his celebrated dulcet tones. With successes in London's West End, Broadway, International Opera and Cabaret, he redefines an evening's entertainment. The bass clef chef initially graduated in Hospitality Management but swapped 'a la carte' for 'a cappella' and with this bon vivant background and bonhomie added to his presence and magnanimous manner makes him perfect for PR, 'pressing the flesh' and a must as a corporate events compère and after-dinner speaker. As a nostalgic afterglow, the blue chip baritone interweaves some evergreen standards such as; 'My Little Welsh Home', 'Ol' Man River', 'If I Were A Rich Man', crossover 'soft rock', well known arias and includes some fascinating 'faux pas' and backstage blunders from treading the boards! As a Holland America Line guest puts it, "A night with Anthony Stuart Lloyd is to be remembered".
Highly popular television presenter, Arfon Haines Davies has been one of ITV Wales’ main presenters for over 30 years, being HTV’s main news anchor for many years. Arfon has also presented Quizzes; Documentaries; Concerts; and Sports programmes and can currently be seen on the long running archive series "Never to be Forgotten".
Arfon is equally at ease with English or Welsh broadcasting and has presented many Welsh language programmes on S4C including ‘Pacio’; ‘Penblwydd Hapus’; ‘Cledrau Coll’ and, most recently, ‘Pws’.
Ashleigh Crowter is a sports reporter and presenter for BBC ‘Wales Today’, Wales’ flagship television news programme. Ashleigh is an accomplished broadcaster and witty speaker and an ideal host for conferences and events.
Ashleigh’s working brief is to cover the best stories in Welsh sport – from Grand Slam champions to grassroots heroes. Over the last 13 years, Ashleigh has been close to the biggest sporting events in Wales and overseas.
Ashleigh was on the finishing line at the Great Wall of China when Nicole Cooke set Welsh athletes on the way to a record-breaking medal haul at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Ashleigh's also reported from the historic Cardiff Ashes test, two Six Nations Grand Slams and also covered the nine year build-up to the 2010 Ryder Cup.
Brian Meechan is an award winning business journalist who appears regularly on BBC Wales' flagship news programme, 'Wales Today' as business correspondent. Brian also presents the weekly BBC Radio programme 'Wales at Work'.
Brian was previously a political reporter with BBC Wales and has presented many TV programmes and has also reported on BBC Breakfast, the News Channel, Radio 4 and 5Live. Brian previously worked at ITN, where he covered major stories including the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Brian has also reported on BBC Breakfast, the News Channel, Radio 4 and 5Live. Brian previously worked at ITN, where he covered major stories including the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Known as actor BRIAN QUINLAN, Swansea born Brian was educated at Gowerton Boys Grammar School and made his acting debut at the age of 15.
Brian trained for the stage at the Leatherhead Repertory Theatre, Surrey with the well known drama coach, Marion Naylor. He appeared in numerous plays, musicals and tours and his performance in 'The Diary of Anne Frank' won him the Best Supporting Actor at the International Drama Festival, the same year as his performance as Romeo in 'Romeo and Juliet' won him the Richard Burton Trophy.
Chris Corcoran is a highly popular stand-up comic, writer and BBC radio and television presenter. Chris' most recent television series for BBC is 'Wales and the Other Five Nations' where he takes a fun look at the Six Nations it's characters and greatest moments. Chris interviewed Martin Johnson; puts Eddie Butler on the spot; asks Iuean Evans about his mud-moustache; mows the lawn of the Millennium Stadium and, finally, has the excuse to dress up as a valley girl - although, in truth, he didn't need much persuading.
Chris Jacobsen was the youngest ever Jean Valjean making his debut on the Les Miserablés 25th anniversary tour. Trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama & the Guildhall school of Music and Drama, Chris is one of the UK's most exciting performers and recently he played Anthony in Sweeney Todd (WNO) and is currently touring with Stephanie Beecham in Masterclass. Chris can be heard on the Les Miserablés 25th anniversary tour cast recording.
Originally from Aberaeron, Ceredigion, Chris Jones started his career as a cameraman, working all over Wales, Europe and the world for clients as diverse as BBC, S4C, The weather channel, Malaysian TV, ZDF and many many more. Chris has also been responsible for filming and directing a number of different programmes and promotions for S4C and various and numerous clients including WTN, ZDF, Saudi TV, Welsh Tourist Board, Welsh language board, Ty Hafan, WWF, Welsh Assembly, Taste of Wales, Motor Neurone Disease Association, NCH, Chinese Tourism board and the Welsh National Opera.
Television presenter Chris Roberts has extensive experience in the Broadcast industry. Chris presented on Sky News for twelve years - the last seven as a mainline presenter. Prior to that Chris was a reporter in the field and studio presenter for ITN and BBC Radio. Chris delivered first-hand coverage of many of the biggest breaking news stories in recent history including the fall of the Berlin Wall, conflicts in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, 9/11 in New York, the Asian tsunami, and a wide variety of home news events from politics to pop music.
Without a doubt one of the greatest athletes that Great Britain has ever produced, Colin Jackson called time on his outstanding athletics career in front of an adoring home crowd at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham in 2003. After more than a decade spent at the very pinnacle of his sport, it was a fitting end to a glittering career.
110m hurdler Colin ranked in the world top 10 for 16 years, was World No.1 from 1992-1994 and, for the last 7 years of his career, was never out of the world's top 3 and since setting a European junior record of 13.44 in 1986, went on to set 7 European, 8 Commonwealth and 9 UK records at 110mh. Colin Jackson still holds the World Record over 60mh indoors (7.30, Sindelfingen 1994) and, has only recently been robbed of his 13years World Record over 110mh outdoors (12.91, World Title, Stuttgart 1993).
At 23, Dale Williams established the fastest growing recruitment company in Wales guiding it to more than 100% annual turnover growth year on year.
By the age of 27 Dale was considered a future serial entrepreneur and was named a Rising Star of the business community by the Insider group.
David is a vastly experienced and award winning BBC Sports presenter and reporter. He is a well-known member of the presentation team which has helped make Points West one of the most watched news programmes in the country.
He is also an accomplished film maker. He can shoot and edit his own material as well as being an experienced producer and multi-camera director.
First representing Wales at the age of 13 David Roberts CBE is the greatest male Paralympian the UK has ever produced. David was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age eleven and was encouraged to participate in swimming activities as a form of physical therapy. He currently holds a joint record for the most Paralympic titles ever won by a British athlete.
Already a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), Dave was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2009 New Year Honours.
Derek Brockway is Welsh born and bred and his interest in the weather began as a young boy growing up in Barry during the long, hot summer of 1976. When he left school Derek joined the Met Office, based mainly at Cardiff Weather Centre but with spells observing the weather at Cardiff Airport, Birmingham Airport and eight months in the Falkland Islands. Derek qualified as a forecaster in 1995 and was posted to Birmingham Weather Centre, broadcasting on several BBC Radio stations across the Midlands.
In December 1995 Derek moved to London and worked in the world of television preparing the ITV National Weather and Channel 4 weather. Derek has also broadcast on GMTV's 'The Sunday Programme'. Derek is the main weather presenter on BBC Wales television and radio.
Dr Paul Thomas is one of those rare speakers and academics who are placed not only at the cutting edge knowledge and company development but has spent many years managing companies in both private and public services. Dr Paul Thomas has also spent many months/years overseas consulting in India, China, Malaysia, Pakistan and parts of Europe, gaining significant experience in development and implementation of leadership within varying cultural environments. Paul did several series with BBC Wales radio and television as ‘the Business Doctor’.
With a vast range of presenting credits to his name Dr Rhys Jones is best known for his hit BBC Television series 'Rhys to the Rescue' and 'Rhys Jones's Wildlife Patrol' for which Rhys achieved a BAFTA nomination.
Rhys holds a BSc in Zoology and Genetics, an MPhil in Medical Molecular Entomology and a PhD in Genetics, Phylogeography, Parasitology and Herpetology. Rhys holds the position of lecturer at Cardiff University where he lectures in various topics including Wolf Ecology, Reptile Mitigation and Cardiff's flagship Animal Diversity module.
Frank Hennessy is one of Wales' best loved and most popular television and radio presenters. Frank has had his own BBC radio programme for very many years and has, over the last few years, been travelling all over the world recording television programmes exploring the background of music. Frank is one of Wales' most prolific singer/songwriters. His musical career has taken him to every corner of the British Isles and even as far away as New Orleans, Boston and Newfoundland. He is a fascinating raconteur.
Born and brought in North Wales, bilingual TV/radio presenter, Gareth Jones, hosts TV & radio shows & podcasts that empower, entertain and engage.
Gareth is best known for presenting ITV’s flagship teatime show How2 for over 16 years, as well as fronting Tomorrow’s World (BBC1), The Big Bang (ITV1), GetFresh (ITV1) and a raft of school’s programmes from the award-winning Action Forces, to Maths Sphere.
Gareth Jones currently presents & produces radio shows & podcasts. Off-screen. With a background in science, engineering and technology, Gareth tours the UK with his one-man interactive stage shows. These highly entertaining events are, at heart, motivational lectures, designed to raise the aspirations of Gareth's audience and equip them with strategies that will help them achieve.
Geoff Burch is considered to be Europe's most exciting business speaker and writer. A phenomenon who delights audiences throughout the world, Geoff is a remarkable speaker whose unique and refreshing outlook on all manner of business topics has made his name into a global brand and himself into someone who is constantly in demand for his memorable and uplifting presentations. His credentials are impressive, working extensively with the world's major blue chip companies to motivate and inspire their people and as a regular contributor on television and radio.
Geoff was born and raised in Usk and was educated at Monmouth School. He has lived, intermittently, in Llansoy for 34 years. Former Governor of HM Prison Belmarsh , the highest security prison in UK, former Governor of Cardiff prison and Drake Hall women's prison and recently retired Area Manager for all public sector prisons in Wales. He trained as a teacher and taught for 9 years in comprehensive schools and a secure unit for disaffected adolescent boys.
Having studied drama at Aberystwyth and Oxford, Geraint joined BBC Wales as an announcer and newsreader for Radio Cymru immediately after graduating in 1996. He joined the BBC Radio Wales team of announcers in 1998 and still works for both networks.
An accomplished pianist and violinist, Welsh speaking, Gethin Jones is a multi-talented TV presenter with a background in economics, music and sport. He is best known for his time on Blue Peter, and as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing.
Graham Bell is a former five times Olympic skier, TV presenter, adventurer and journalist and is regarded as one of the finest downhill skiers the UK has ever produced. Undoubtedly one of Britain's finest Olympians of all time Graham has presented the hit BBC programme 'Ski Sunday' for over a decade.
With over 20 years' experience in winter and extreme sports, Graham Bell writes regularly about current issues in both areas for many of the major national newspapers.
Graham Price is a rugby legend. Graham earned his first of 41 caps for Wales in 1975, against France scoring a try recently voted the 4th best try ever scored by a welsh player. Graham formed part of the legendary 'Pontypool Front Row' with his colleagues Bobby Windsor and Charlie Faulkner, or 'The Viet Gwent' as Max Boyce dubbed them.
He went on to play in 2 Grand Slams and won 4 consecutive Triple Crowns.
Born in Llangefri, Anglesey, Hywel Gwynfryn is a very happy self- confessed workacholic. He is one of the main presenters of BBC Radio Cymru.
Television presenter, Iolo Williams, grew up in in Llanwddyn near Lake Vyrnwy. At the beginning of 1985, Iolo got a job with the RSPB and spent the next 14 years working for the organisation. During this time, he became a regular on the media - on TV, radio and in newspapers - making a name for himself as a leading expert on Welsh birdlife.
His big TV break came in 1997 when BBC Wales approached him to work on a new series called 'Visions of Snowdonia' which followed the lives of six people living and working on the slopes of the country's highest mountain. He was offered a second series - this time, Iolo was 'Birdman' and it's a name that has stuck.
Iwan Lewis from Llandeilo in West Wales has recently completed a run at the Donmar Warehouse playing Private Augenti in a production of Passion directed by Jamie Lloyd, which has just won the Evening Standard Award. He has just played Nick Piazza in Fame at the Monte Carlo Festival.
Iwan recently graduated from the Guildford School of Acting, whilst training he played the lead role of Armand in Marguerite, Tony in West Side Story and Gideon in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Iwan is very excited as he has just been asked to sing at the 2011 Olivier Awards.
Iwan Thomas MBE is without a doubt, one of the greatest athletes that Britain has produced. Born on 5th January 1974; His initial athletics breakthrough came at the "World Junior Championships" in 1992, as part of the British 4x400m relay team, in which they won 5th place. In 1993, Iwan attended West London Institute of Higher Education, studying Sports Science and Geography. Working extremely hard, Iwan managed to juggle his studies and training which paid off, in 1994 took part in the "Commonwealth Games" 400 metres, setting a Welsh Record where he reached the semi-finals, representing Wales.
James Williams is a sensational singer who performs at top venues all over the UK. He is much in demand at high-end weddings and corporate events. He has performed at St Davids’ Hall and other top theatres and to great acclaim and can always be guaranteed to bring the house down.
Jamie Baulch is a British sprint athlete who reached the top of his field. Jamie won the 400 metres gold medal at the 1999 World Indoor Championships. As a member of the British 4x400m quartet including Iwan Thomas, Roger Black and Mark Richardson, Jamie won a gold medal at the 1997 World Championships, and silver medal at the 1996 Olympic Games.
Jamie represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games where he won an individual silver and a bronze medal in the 4 × 400m relay. Jamie developed into one of the big personalities of the British athletics team.
Broadcaster and journalist Jamie Owen anchors the country's most watched TV News programme BBC Wales Today. Jamie has fronted the corporation's high profile Election Campaigns, Referedums, Royal visits and breaking news stories for twenty years. He has anchored coverage of the NATO Summit, The Olympic Torch Ceremony and The Ryder Cup.
Jamie also presents his own talk show for BBC Radio Wales broadcast on Sunday mornings.
As a documentary maker Jamie's recent work includes FAT v CARBS, and DO I DRINK TOO MUCH? seen on BBC World and the BBC News Channel, and also LANDROVER - the Great Welsh Idea - and THE ROLLS ROYCE GARAGE OF SNOWDONIA.
Jamie has worked extensively overseas for BBC World Service Trust, BBC Media Action advising television news stations in Libya, Egypt, Jordan and most recently Berlin.
Jamie Owen is a familiar face to viewers of the country’s most watched TV news programme BBC Wales Today. But he is also an experienced host for business conferences and business speaker.
Guess who worked at Colonel Gaddafi’s television station in Libya? Made the definitive documentary about Landrover’s roots? And was the man in the middle between billionaire Sir Terry Matthews and David Cameron?
Throughout all of Britain’s big moments in the last 25 years - Brexit, Scotland’s Referendum, General Elections, Devolution, Obama’s visit to Wales, Devolution to Diana – Jamie has had a ringside seat – reporting and commentating on those landmark moments.
Jason Mohammad is one of BBC Wales' most experienced and high profile news and sport presenters.
In late 2007, Jason Mohammad became the face of BBC Wales' new sport programme, Sport Wales. Jason also presents live football and can regularly be seen hosting the major BBC Sport shows including Final Score, Match of the Day, Six Nations, World Championship Snooker and Autumn International Rugby. Jason Mohammad is one of the most popular broadcasters and can also be heard on BBC Radio Wales hosting his own daily radio show.
Jay James, the brilliant Welsh singer who did so well in the recent XFactor competition and who was a firm favourite of Simon Colwell, has taken time out of his busy schedule to appoint us his Welsh agents.
Jay Jamesis a Welsh recording artist in the process of creating album 2 Stateside in LA. Incredibly patriotic Jay James has returned to Wales for the birth of his daughter.
After joining the Royal Navy at the tender age of 16 Jay James had never sung or played a note in his life until six years ago. Today, Bill Withers, Booker T Jones, Justin Timberlake and John Legend are among the many admirers of his uniquely soulful voice. A voice that was discovered entirely by chance.
Jay is a former Royal Navy Warfare Specialist turned Physical Trainer.
After joining the Military from the tender age of 16, Jay, as his reports show was often described as ‘exceptional’ and from being tipped for early promotions at nearly every stage of his career, it is noted that the ’Model’ Military man and ‘Inspirational leader’ was also nominated for an award for his ‘outstanding contribution towards the Royal Navy Physical Training branch’. Jay respectfully served his country for nearly 10 years before becoming injured playing representative Rugby and decided, whilst off work, to learn a guitar purchased as a light hearted joke months previous. This was the life changing moment that was to uncover a love of music and a completely unpredicted, unprecedented new life plan for the Welsh man. Critically acclaimed Jay has many fans within the profession including some of the top names in the industry. Jay is even followed on twitter by President Barak Obama.
Jonathan HIll has been the main news anchor for ITV Wales for more than a decade and is a very familiar face for Welsh viewers. With over fifteen years of broadcasting experience he is a highly accomplished live performer both in the studio and on location.
Jonathan is also an award winning journalist and in 2001 he was named Welsh Journalist of the Year for his work with the flagship news programme 'Wales Tonight' and the current affairs series 'Wales This Week'.
'Having trained as a barrister, Justin took up corporate finance, working in both Africa and Singapore. He then went into marketing with a focus on corporate cash management facilities. This led him to help found Broker Services in 1986, which went on to become Barclays Stockbrokers, where he was Marketing Director. In early 2001, he co-founded Seven Investment Management, an investment management business that innovated the UK investment market with the introduction of the first Sterling Investment Wrap Account which now manages and administers in excess of £1.6 billion on behalf of professional financial wealth managers and intermediaries.
Kevin Green is one of the most sought after speakers – not only in Wales but throughout the world. A former dairy farmer turned property mogul and trainer, Kevin was on Channel 4's Secret Millionaires. He is Wales' most successful residential landlord. When you meet him and hear his fascinating story, not only will you be bowled over by his knowledge and enthusiasm for life and the property industry but you will find his 'rags to riches' story rather larger than life. Kevin, a property guru, social entrepreneur and trainer is the proud owner of 267 properties throughout Wales, worth in excess of £29 million.
Whilst Kevin is recognised as one of Wales' most popular entertainment personalities, he originally trained at London Bible College for the Christian Ministry and spent time as an ordained minister in Liverpool. Birkenhead, Colwyn Bay and his home city of Swansea before returning to the theatre and radio.
Leighton Rafferty is a Welsh Singer/Actor originally from Hirwaun near Aberdare.
Immediately after graduating from the London School of Musical Theatre Leighton joined the cast of the 25th anniversary of les Miserable in the UK and Paris, including the Barbican Centre, London. Leighton was part of the Ensemble at the 25th anniversary concert, and DVD, at the O2 Arena with Matt Lucas and Alfie Boe
Lord Dafydd Wigley is a fluent English and Welsh speaker. With a wide and extremely impressive career, since he graduated from Manchester University Dafydd Wigley is a commanding and extremely interesting speaker on a wide range of subjects.
Amongst his many accolades Dafydd Wigley was appointed MP for Caernarfon, serving for over twenty-five years. Dafydd has also had six books published which include several autobiographies.
Mark Llewelyn Evans is a world renowned baritone. Whatever your occasion, Mark is perfect with his witty opera tales and insightful anecdotes of what really happens backstage! An evening with Mark will take you on an emotional journey, making you laugh, cry and leaving you breathless with his heartfelt renditions of traditional classics like Myfanwy & Some Enchanted Evening.
His career took him via Radio Leicester to Slough, where he set up a district office for Radio Berkshire.
He was broadcast journalist for two years at BBC Spotlight in Plymouth and in 1995, became the Health Correspondent for the West of England.
BBC North East Wales reporter, Matthew Richards, has been covering newstories for fifteen years. Matthew is known for his quirky stye, sense of humour and the twinkle in his eye. He is Wales Today's daredevil having flown a Hawk jet, aerobatic stunt plane and plummeted from great heights on theme park rides. He also had the worst night's sleep of his life aboard a warship off the coast of North Wales
Max Boyce is the personification of Wales and what it means to be Welsh. His passion-fuelled lyrics, as relevant as they are witty, are the anthem of our nation." Gareth Evans, Columnist, Western Mail
Having celebrated his landmark 70th birthday Max Boyce, the man from Glynneath, is as popular as ever, selling out at recent tours. Max's humour and music have both diversity and breadth and his popularity extends far and wide. Max Boyce filled the Sydney Opera House in 2003.
Multi-talented Mike Doyle excels at everything he does. His television performances always command top viewing figures and he is one of Wales' favourite radio presenters.
Mike is a West End singer and award winning comic who leaves his audiences spellbound after his many appearances all over the world. He rarely leaves the stage without a standing ovation. Mike won the 'Stage Comedy Newcomer of the Year' at the British Comedy Awards in 1990 and he has been thrilling audiences worldwide with his brilliant performances ever since.
Nigel Owens is a high profile international rugby union referee. Nigel is known for being a strong personality and great referee.
Nigel is a popular after dinner speaker and interesting sports personality who speaks with a great insight about a range of subjects. In international terms Nigel Owens was the only Welsh referee at the 2007 World Cup in France, as well as the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand and has been an international referee since 2005. Proudly, Nigel Owens is one of two referees ever to be appointed to two consecutive Heineken Cup Finals, the first being Munster v Toulouse at the Millennium Stadium in 2008 and the second Leicester Tigers v Leinster at Murrayfield in 2009.
Nigel is also a presenter on the Welsh TV show "Jonathan" and the sports-themed Welsh chat show "Bwrw'r Bar".
Nigel Walker first achieved world class recognition as an athlete when he represented Great Britain as a high hurdler on 30 occasions at all major events, including the World Championships and the Olympic Games. Nigel retired from athletics in 1992 to pursue a second sports career as a rugby union player with Cardiff RFC. In his first season he was capped for Wales at full international level and went on to accrue 17 full international caps. He was appointed Head of Sport at BBC Wales where he stayed for several years. He uses his sporting experience in his motivational speeches, for which he is very much in demand.
Owain Williams trained at the National Youth Theatre of Wales & Royal Academy of Music, London. Owain, originally from Carmarthen, gained a law degree from Warwick University before graduating from the RAM with distinction. He was also awarded a DipRAM for outstanding public performance, as well as the Toni V. Fell Prize for speech and song, awarded to him by Joel Fram and Ben Whiteley.
Owain can be heard on the Les Misérables Live! - Dream the Dream recording (Feuilly), and can be seen on the Les Misérables In Concert at the O2 - The 25th Anniversary DVD (Feuilly) and on the T-Mobile 'Welcome Home' commercials filmed at Heathrow Airport.
Born and raised in Ammanford young, bilingual, television presenter, Owain Wyn Evans, is a familiar face with Welsh audiences. Owain is one of the youngest journalists to be employed by the BBC Wales News Department and has numerous television credits to his name.
Owen was born in Merthyr Tydfil and grew up in the South Wales valleys. He started his career in show business as a bass guitarist and lead singer with pop group 'The Bystanders' who had hits in the 60s on the Pye label.
As a sporting legend and highly regarded football speaker throughout the sporting world, Peter Shilton is one of the best goalkeepers to ever play for England.
Peter's experience of peak performance at the highest levels of sport translates well to corporate environments as a sports speaker. Creating an exciting new career path as an experienced after dinner speaker and keynote speaker for both corporate and sporting audiences alike, Peter has the ability to give insight into some of football's most crucial and famous matches while interacting with his audiences with humour and charm.
Phil Bennett: Llanelli RFC. Wales. British Lions & Barbarians
When asked to describe Phil Bennett, one rugby author wrote: "There is a word in Spanish which is used when other superlatives are deemed inadequate - 'Duendne'. It has no equivalent in English or Welsh but it accurately describes that doyen of Welsh Rugby, Phil Bennett. Phil was a rugby player whose talents defy definition; a mercurial mix of the impressive, the unexpected and dare I say, the superhuman!"
Playing for Llanelli over 400 times Phil Davies is one of the most successful Welsh Rugby players of his generation. Over the course of his career, Phil played for Wales 46 times and captained his country in 1989. Throughout an impressive playing career, Phil, collected many awards and accolades for both his illustrious side and indeed himself.
Following a highly successful playing career, Phil moved into coaching and managing within the professional game and has been equally as impressive both as a Coach and as Director of Rugby.
Away from his rugby duties Phil is a regular after-dinner and motivational speaker at both sporting and corporate events.
Broadcaster and former schoolteacher Phil Steele is one of Wales' most popular after dinner speakers. His strong sporting background as a former top class welsh rugby player with Newport RFC in the 1980's together with his role as a mirthful radio presenter and sports commentator for BBC Wales radio and television have enabled him to develop a wide variety of material.
Rhydian Roberts stormed into the national consciousness with his show-stopping performances on the fourth series of The X Factor. His powerful baritone voice, striking good looks and thrilling stage presence made him an instant hit with the judges and television audience, whose votes ensured his place in the final.
The show launched his career, with a recording contract, his first album and numerous live appearances, followed by a nationwide tour. But the self-confident Rhydian took it all in his stride, not least because singing was once his second love - after sport.
Born in Swansea, Roby Brydon can frequently bee seen on our screens as Uncle Bryn in the hugely popular comedy Gavin & Stacey. Originally a Radio Wales DJ, he first captured viewers' imagination as Keith, the eternally optimistic chauffeur with his bittersweet, painfully comic tales in Marion and Geoff.
Rob Brydon has many other credits to his name including I'm Alan Partridge, Black Books, and Cruise of the Gods, and the feature films 24 Hour Party People and Tristram Shandy: a Cock and Bull Story (which indirectly lead to his cult BBC2 hit with Steve Coogan, The Trip). He also pops up regularly on Have I Got News For You, Just A Minute and QI.
There is no end to talents of the award-winning comedian Rod Woodward. Starting as an audience warm up man for HTV Wales Rod Woodward has since gone on to perform with some of the biggest names on the circuit such as Patrick McGuinness and Russell Brand.
The winner of some very prestigious comedian awards Rod has attracted the praise of some of the business' most respected names and critics.
Rory Cellan-Jones has been a reporter for the BBC for more than two decades, covering business and technology stories for much of that time.
Rory's on-screen career began as reporter for 'Wales Today' in Cardiff, from where he moved to London as a reporter on 'Breakfast Time'. Rory quickly transferred to business coverage, working across the BBC's output from the 'Money Programme' to 'Newsnight', from the 'Today' programme to the 'Ten O Clock News'. The stories he has covered range from Black Wednesday and the Maxwell trial to the dot com bubble and the rise of Google.
Rory has hosted many 'high profile' events throughout the UK and is always extremely well received. Rory is also much in demand as an after dinner speaker.
Ross Harries has gone from presenter and reporter on Wales' most watched news programme (BBC Wales Today) to presenter of Scrum V Live and the Sunday evening magazine show.
Ross is the face of the BBCs rugby coverage and can be seen regularly on BBCs Six Nations both as a presenter and pith side reporter.
Ross is a musical director, conductor, pianist, singer and vocal coach who works in theatre, television and radio.
As a performer, Ross created the role of Richard Lewis in the world premiere production of My Land's Shore, directed by Craig Revel Horwood and is a member of the Classical BRIT award-winning choir Only Men Aloud.
Roy Noble OBE is a former Head Teacher. Roy's move to broadcasting was gradual and part-time at first but Roy Noble is now one of the best loved and most listened to broadcasters in Wales. Roy's unique brand of humour, easy-going personality and power of verbal communication made his daily BBC Radio Wales programme one of the most popular in Wales for which he received a Sony Award in 1999. Roy has also had a highly successful career in television - Network BBC and S4C - working both in the medium of Welsh and English. Roy has been presenter on a diet series with Barbara Dickson and a three times a week magazine programme. A most entertaining speaker who injects clever, subtle humour into his presentation
Sam Furness started his singing career as a Chorister at Llandaff Cathedral and then went to St John's College Cambridge as a choral scholar, where he studied Theology. Sam then went on to study Opera at the Royal Academy of Music.
Sam's repertoire todate includes Tamino in The Magic Flute and Lensky in Eugene Onegin at the Edinburgh Festival. Sam also performs all the famous tenor arias including Nessun Dorma, made famous by the great Pavarotti.
Sean Fletcher is a sport presenter on Sky television. Sean's story is one of seizing opportunities, from when he got his initial break on BBC Wales, to doing the 10 O'Clock News alongside Moira Stewart at short notice because the regular sport presenter was suddenly taken ill.
Sean Holley is a currently a TV Rugby Analyst for BBC Wales Scrum V in studio and outside broadcasts. He provides commentary and match analysis In-game and pre/post match. He is also host of the 'Rugby Nation' weekly show for Town and Country Broadcasting. He also writes technical coaching articles for several publications. Sean was Head Coach for Ospreys Rugby for nine Seasons – over 250 Games. He worked with British Lions, Six Nations Internationals, All Blacks and Springboks working with the most famous names in Rugby in Wales. He has also held several other high profile positions in the world of Rugby. He was the longest serving and most successful Welsh Regional Coach in the history of the game.
Sean Holley has a great deal of experience in education, teaching, lecturing and developing a range of further and higher education courses including HND Sports Science. He is an accomplished after dinner and keynote speaker. He has fascinating stories to tell of his rugby tours and the business side of the game. His effervescent personality also makes him an ideal host for high profile events. He is also a much sought after business speaker widely used by Businesses and Governing Bodies. Sean Holley is also one to surprise his audiences as he will often bring along his guitar and sing a song he has written about the event he is speaking at. An altogether first-class, exciting and exceptionally interesting speaker whatever the genre.
Shane Williams is one of the greatest Welsh Rugby Union players of all time. Shane scored 60 tries in 91 Test Matches for Wales and the Biritsh and Irish Lions.
Shane is Wales' most capped winger and was part of the 2005 Six Nations Grand Slam winning side. Shane was the first Welshman to be named IRB International Player of the Year.
He also won BBC Welsh Personality of the Year.
Shane spent the final years of his career coaching and playing in Japan. He now has a career in broadcasting as a pundit covering the 6 Nations Championship for BBC and Rugby World Cup for ITV.
Having graduated from Cambridge University with a double first in Computer Science Spencer Kelly is a highly respected broadcaster and journalist.
Speaking at corporate events on his experiences and anecdotes as a technology tourist, and looks ahead to some exciting technologies that are just around the corner. He also hosts live events and interviews, and presents corporate videos. He has also pursued some controversial investigations, including exposing security loopholes in Facebook and giving the first television demonstration of a botnet – showing the power available to hackers who take control of a network of infected PCs.
Stephen Darlington is one of England's leading choral conductors. His links with Christ Church began in the early 1970s, as Organ Scholar under Simon Preston. After four years as Assistant Organist at Canterbury Cathedral, he was appointed Master of the Music at St. Albans Abbey, and a year later, became Artistic Director of the world-famous International Organ Festival in succession to Peter Hurford.
Entrepreneur and Entertainer, Stifyn Parri, is the Managing Director of Mr Producer. Stifyn has 35 year's experience in the creative industiries and works as Creative Producer, Entertainer, Presenter, Consultant and Mentor.
Stifyn set up Mr Producer in 2001 and has produced some of Wales' most prominent live events such as the Opening Weekend of Wales Millennium Centre for BBC Wales, and "Welcome 2 Wales", Ryder Cup Opening Concert at the Millennium Stadium for SKY 1 and Sky Arts.
Stifyn created and managed the globally renowned Welsh Expat Social Welsh and Sexy Society (SWS) for over 10 years, with events in London, Spain, New York and Russia.
Stuart Davies was invited to play for Swansea whilst still a shoolboy. Stuart captained Swansea to the Welsh championship in 1993 and together with winning the Welsh Cup in 1995, made Swansea the most successful Welsh club of the 90's. Playing seventeen times for Wales Stuart eventually had to retire due to a neck injury at the grand old age of 32!
Stuart subsequently moved into television and is now a permanent member of the BBC Wales' ScrumV team as both a pundit and pitch-side reporter.
Vern Griffiths has been performing for nearly twenty years. As an actor, he has travelled the world performing in everything from Shakespeare to new work.
As a pantomime Dame, he has regularly brought the house down at The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, earning great reviews and a legion of tiny, sticky fans!
Vern Griffiths is also the mastermind behind the faux medium Julian D'Angelo South Wales' Leading Psychic Phenom which was developed for the live comedy show that Vern writes and performs with Chris Corcoran and Elis James.
Recording countless century breaks in his career as well as over 190 maximum breaks, Willie was one of the most talented and exciting Snooker players of his era. Recording countless century breaks in his career as well as over 190 maximum breaks, Willie was one of the most talented and exciting Snooker players of his era.
One of the circuits most desired event personalities, the great Willie Thorne makes numerous personal appearances throughout the year at some of the most prestigious hospitality events. One of the most desired personalities for media engagements, Willie's consummate professionalism ensures he is in constant demand.
Wynne Evans (Mr Go Compare) is one of the UK's leading tenors, with worldwide fame. Wynne has performed as a principal with all of the major opera houses and orchestras, including Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera and English National Opera. Wynne Evans was born in Carmarthen, South Wales and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the National Opera Studio, London. Wynne is also a brilliant after-dinner speaker and puts so much into preparing for a speaking engagement that he cannot fail to please his audience.
Wynne Evans is not only an opera singer and broadcaster but he has also been involved with one of the biggest advertising campaigns of all time. Since working with GoCompare Wynne has had the opportunity to work closely with some of the biggest and brightest creative minds in the UK and has seen first hand how ruthless the industry is to ensure your company comes top for brand recall, likeability and trust.'
Wynne Evans would give your event not only a fantastic insight into his business and how he has worked with some of the biggest brands in the UK, but also give you a highly entertaining and funny speech. Wynne is increasingly being recognised as one of the best public speakers in the country......you may even get a song.