Ian Hawkins is an award-winning speaker, writer and stand up comedian, performing in the UK and United States. His acclaimed book, Insider Secrets of Public Speaking draws on his experience in the corporate speaking industry. Described by Square Mile as ‘The UK’s most trusted speaking coach,’ he has helped politicians, Olympic athletes and business leaders to communicate more effectively.
Ian has spoken at events from dinners to conferences and workshops on subjects ranging from a look behind the scenes of the entertainment industry, to business lessons from stand up comedy, leadership, crisis media management and the Three Golden Rules of public speaking. As an entertainer and storyteller, he has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe, across the UK and in New York, as well as appealing on BBC Radio 2, LBC and BBC London.
His business background and ability to understand a brief and direct audiences with a light touch make him a natural choice for awards ceremonies, conference moderation and hosting. As a former writer for The News Quiz, The 11 o’Clock Show and Loose Ends, he is particularly adept at creating bespoke content for events.
Flexible, can-do and always enthusiastic, Ian’s warm and engaging style leaves audiences energised and involved.
I cannot recommend him highly enough
I didn’t know learning could be this much fun