Cruise Ship Speakers

Money, Property, Finance & Tax
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Christopher Paul Chapman
History of Money and Time
MSc(Tech), MIET, C.Eng
Coming from: Hayling Island,  Hampshire  UK
Throughout his life, Christopher has been fascinated by money, not only for its value, but by its history, the part it has played in the development and collapse of civilisations and as a fundamental element of economics. His extensive knowledge of money and cash systems derives from collecting coins throughout his life and being employed for over 20 years by the world’s largest banknote producer. For the past 30 years, he has been an avid collector of Roman coins that has enabled him to develop an expertise into the fascinating use of coins.

Maria Davies
Property Renovation & Investment
Finance & Property
Coming from: Uckfield,  East Sussex  UK
Maria is a professional speaker and trainer who has been investing in property as an income generator and source of enjoyment and creativity since 1990. Her humorous style ensures she's in demand as an after-dinner speaker in addition to conducting regular trainings and making guest appearances at property and financial exhibitions. Maria has previously spoken on cruises where her light-hearted yet thought-provoking talks hit the right note with holiday audiences at all levels and ages.

Kevin Duckworth
Finance & The City
Coming from: Merseyside,    UK
Kevin has experience of lecturing on cruise ships from the massive ‘resort’ type ships to the more intimate and smaller cruise ships, as well as entertaining and informing business and entrepreneur groups in the commercial world. Kevin’s talks are designed to look at an incredibly wide range of topics with a financial under-current and take an entertaining and insightful approach to explaining the impact that the ‘world of money’ has on our lives.

Rodney Hobson
Investment Expert & Author
Coming from: Blackheath,  London  UK
Rodney is an investment, finance and economics writer and author with experience in the UK and Asia. He has been News Editor for Business News on The Times in London, Business Editor of the Singapore Monitor and Deputy Business Editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review. He has written five investment books and specialises in explaining stock market issues in terms that ordinary people with no investment experience can understand.

Adrian Huston
Tax Consultant
former Tax Inspector
Coming from: Belfast,    UK
Adrian is a well-known tax consultant, speaker & journalist. A regular on the BBC, he gained his tax knowledge as a senior Tax Inspector before setting up in business with his wife Felicity. Huston & Co has flourished over 20 years due to Adrian’s high profile in the media. Adrian’s speaking style is to make learning about tax easy, but also entertaining, and he has a wealth of anecdotes, valuable nuggets and knowledge to share.

Stanton Marcus
Specialist Taxation Advisor & Destination Lecturer
Coming from: Westcliff-on-Sea,  Essex  UK
Stanton works as a specialist legal advisor in the field of taxation law, a professional career he has been following for more than 30 years. It’s a full time job but he slots in a few cruises each year, giving talks to passengers on "Keeping tax bills down - legally of course". Stanton is also a highly-skilled Destination Speaker and is widely regarded as an outstanding communicator on the history, sights and culture of ports of call visited by cruise ships. Stanton has the knack of involving his audiences in his presentations in a friendly and fun way and is proud to say that they always leave with a smile on their faces.

Michael Taylor
European History
BA, MA, MSc
Coming from: Hartlepool,  Durham  UK
Michael Taylor is a successful full time private investor, having achieved triple digit compounded portfolio returns for each of the last three years. Currently he is seeking to analyse previously unseen primary material on the life of Vice-Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood. He has been invited to speak in front of investment clubs, and delivered the results of a commissioned research paper on populism and the socio-economic effects on the European Union to leading academics and industry experts. Michael expects to publish his book on investing with Harriman-House in Q4 2018.