Cruise Ship Speakers

Motivation & Inspiration
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Bill Belew
History and Impact of Social Media and Social Networks
PhD, Professor of Social Media Marketing
Coming from: Sunnyvale,  California  USA
Bill spent a half dozen years in the US Navy climbing the enlisted ranks and making the jump to Lieutenant where he served as a Surface Warfare, Communications and Intelligence Officer. After his military time, Bill spent nearly 20 years in the Far East – Japan, China, Russia and India where he taught university and created and grew his own language school throughout Japan and Far East Russia. Bill speaks to audiences of all sizes and has a network of 4000+ individuals who follow him in the Silicon Valley Bay Area to learn about Social Media and Internet marketing.

David Bunney
Lifestyle Enrichment
Coming from: North Beach,  Western Australia  Australia
David Bunney is an acclaimed Speaker, Business Mentor and International Best-Selling Author. His latest release is the lifestyle and business book; “Success Leaves A Trail”. He has a driving passion for helping others achieve the lifestyle of their choice. Based in Perth Western Australia, David’s focus is to be entertaining, delivering useful information based on real-life experience. Audiences describe David as engaging and claim they are left feeling inspired, educated and encouraged to have more fun in their life.

Susan Croft
Public Relations, Communications & Management
Motivational Speaker
Coming from: Hove,  Sussex  UK
Susan is an international public speaker, corporate trainer and PR practitioner. She has entertained audiences all over the world with her motivational speaking and engaging anecdotes. Her flagship presentation on networking skillsHow to Work a Room has been written up by several national newspapers and has featured in radio and TV interviews. Susan trained as a journalist and worked on a London newspaper in the early part of her career but now specializes in media and public speaking training for executives, educators and cruise ship passengers.

Dale Erhart
Enrichment Speaker - Aviation
Coming from: Courtenay,  BC  Canada
Dale Erhart has 15,000 hours flying fighters, airliners and luxury jets that provide an exciting backdrop to translate into stimulating stories, insights and creative choices we can make every day. His specialized expertise in many fields combined with his diverse background and passion provides passengers with memorable presentations worthy of their welcomed attendance. Engaging & tactful – with stories that are full of ‘Punch!’

Laurie Faulkerson
Life Enrichment Lecturer
Coming from: Chesterfield,  Missouri  USA
Laurie is a native from St. Louis, Missouri. She is a charismatic high energy speaker with an infectious enthusiasm for life. She has turned the tables on life and is an exciting Television & Radio Talk show Host, Life enrichment speaker, Life coach and fitness expert who make better the lives of those surrounding her. Laurie has spoken before and provided lecture series, motivational & inspirational talks and a rage of participatory programs to audience’s reflecting all ages, cultures, ethnic groups and economic levels throughout a career spanning over 25 years.

Gillian Garratt
Popular Psychology
M.A. Psych. M.A. Prof. Writing, BEd (Hons)Accredited CBT Therapist
Coming from: Falmouth,  Cornwall  UK
Gillian is a Psychologist, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist & author. She has extensive lecturing experience, as Business Consultant for leading ‘Blue Chip’ companies in the U.K. and California. From 2005-2008, she was on-board Manager for the ‘Discovery’ Lecture Programme on “Queen Mary 2”, for Oxford University. Her first book, 'CBT for Work', was published in 2012, her next book is:- 'Your dog and you – understanding the canine psyche'. Topics include Sports Psychology, CBT, Pet therapy, Longevity, Laughter, Luck & Palmistry. She has a varied and fascinating lecture repertoire.

Philip Hesketh
Professional Speaker
The Psychology of Persuasion & Influence
Coming from: Harrogate,  North Yorkshire  UK
Philip is a Psychology graduate from Newcastle University and is a full time professional speaker on ‘The Psychology of Persuasion and Influence’. He combines a powerful mix of well researched, persuasive techniques with a unique brand of humour. He inspires, entertains and informs on how persuasion, influence and relationships work. He is inspirational, motivational and extremely amusing. He gives ‘can-use-today’ techniques to be more influential.

Philip Hopkins
Journalist & International Conference Speaker
Hollywood - The Golden Era
Coming from: Leeds,  West Yorkshire  UK
Phil is an adventurer and a veteran of both stage and the media industry. He spent 30 years in mainstream journalism – newspapers, radio and TV – and, as a graduate of the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art, has appeared in some 50 musicals. He has performed at the highest level in theatres, and his love for all things Hollywood led him into a period of research on the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable....and a raft of other icons from Tinsel Town's Golden Era. He has been to Everest Base Camp, taught crisis media management in Kazakhstan, and is a motivation speaker. Phil is the ultimate 'versatile' performer.

Ronald Largent
Modern History and World Affairs
Coming from: Anderson,  CA  USA
Ron has over 50 years travel experience where he has either worked, lived, or traveled in over 60 countries. He graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara; attended the Air Command & Staff College and the Air War University in international relations, retiring as a reserve Colonel. He has also taught college courses in international business and travel. Currently, he is a professional travel speaker, motivational speaker and an international travel consultant-advisor to travel interest groups. His specialty is international travel destinations, international business, culture, history, and world current events.

Diana Moran
Health & Wellbeing
Coming from: Middlesex,    UK
Diana Moran is TV’s original fitness guru known as The Green Goddess. In 1983 she was the first person to present fitness on TV in the UK on BBC Breakfast Time and her successful career as a fitness guru has spanned four decades. She has appeared on virtually every UK TV channel since. Diana is an amusing motivational speaker and has been a regular Celebrity Guest Speaker on major cruise lines for over 25 years.

Lisa Phillips
Confidence Coach & Empowerment Expert
Stress, Worry, Confidence, Happiness, Fun Self Develpment
Coming from: Corby,  Northamptonshire  UK
Previously based in Australia, (UK from Feb 2017) Lisa Phillips is a regular on the TV, Radio and Media. She regularly appears on morning TV sharing her fun and engaging tips on how to feel good, reduce stress and have more fun. Lisa is also the author of 'The Confidence Coach'. Lisa's work has been offered as a prize for Sony Entertainment and Women's Weekly and she has a large social media following. Lisa has been awarded several awards for her light hearted ways of presenting fun self development topics. She has a Coaching column in the UK press and a highly fun, entertaining and engaging speaker.

Laurie Philp
Thinkolgist & Brain Trainer
Coming from: Deal,  Kent  UK
Laurie Philp is an award winning trainer who specialises in creativity, problem solving and memory. He helps people to be more effective when using their 'necktop' computers! A qualified member of the Magic Circle and a member of Equity, his presentations include tricks and illusions, and he has been widely described as an entertainer. He gives talks to Rotary, Round Table and numerous other business and social groups as well as on cruise ships.

Helen Pointer
Caricaturist & Artist
Coming from: Caterham,  Surrey  UK
As an artist Helen is quick to set her audience at ease and is marvellous at caricaturing. She provides an absorbing, effective and spontaneous style of presentation, using her art to exemplify her perceptive facilitation of group work. By pulling people out from the audience Helen guides you through personal impact and interpersonal skill areas whilst sketching humorous caricatures – it’s interactive, gripping and novel, and people come away understanding so much more about their choices. Helen’s starting points deals with the everyday issues that face us all.

Brian Sims
International Motorsport / Motorsport Industry
Coming from: Emsworth,  Hampshire  UK
Brian Sims has enjoyed a unique, colourful career in the world of international motorsport, from professional race driving to being Marketing Director of a World Championship F1 Team. The Manager of an F1 Grand Prix Circuit, he went on to launch the UK motorsport industry’s first trade association. Author of 3 highly acclaimed books on sports sponsorship, Brian is now F1 Consultant and Advisory Board Member at one of the world’s leading motorsport engineering universities. Brian’s talks on having been there, seen it and done it are both highly entertaining and amusing.

Margaret Smith
Coaching Self Development
Inspiring and Influencing You
Coming from: Redridge,  Queensland  Australia
Margaret is an Intuitive, Inspiring tell it like it is International Speaker travelling the world speaking to groups of people wanting change in their lives. They seek guidance from Margaret as they know that she has achieved her true purpose in life and now wishes that for all mankind. Her true gift is her pragmatic approach to life that stirs people to get up and start taking action moving them towards their own purpose.

Sue Stockdale
Explorer & Adventurer
MBA Entrepreneurship, MSc Quality Management
Coming from: Swindon,  Wiltshire  UK
Sue Stockdale is a polar explorer and adventurer; author, and inspirational speaker who has undertaken more challenges to date than many people do in a lifetime. In 1996 she became the first British woman to ski to the Magnetic North Pole, and has also participated in expeditions to Chile, Antarctica, Geographical North Pole and Greenland. In her richly inspirational presentations she combines her personal expertise as a polar explorer with her profound business knowledge, including areas like Change Management, Leadership, Motivation, Risk Management and Managing Diversity.

Melva Stone OAM
Enrichment & Special Interest Speaker
Australian Outback & The Flying Doctors Service
Coming from: Broome,  Western Australia  Australia
Melva is a practical, entertaining and highly motivational speaker. Chosen by ABC Radio as the first story to be told on its “Story Catcher” program, Melva brings a down-to-earth and often very humorous approach on how to survive – and, in fact, thrive on rare challenges. Accredite by the National Speakers Association, Melva also won many awards during her speaker training with the Dale Carnegie Foundation. From her stories of life in very remote, Australian outback towns, Melva shares with a rare ability to engage her audience, stories of true tragedy and triumph, a remarkable career and a rare and positive outlook on life.

Malcolm Teasdale
Author, Adventurer and Enrichment Speaker
Coming from: Destin,  Florida  USA
Malcolm Teasdale was born in Coventry, England and is a successful entrepreneur who now spends his time traveling to “off-the-beaten-track” places. Since retiring from the technology industry, he now travels to the more unusual destinations in the World in search of rich cultural experiences. His 4th travel book has just been published called, “Religion, Spirituality and the way of life in the Himalayas” which describes his experience in the Himalayan Kingdoms of Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet and Myanmar. Malcolm has a wide repertoire of talks on destinations, adventure and travel.

Dale Templar
TV Producer
Coming from: Bath, Avon,  Somerset  UK
Dale is a highly experienced senior producer who has worked in a wide range of factual genres. She has produced numerous international co-productions for UK, US and international broadcasters including the double BAFTA and Emmy award-winning, landmark series “Human Planet” (BBC1/Discovery). In 2011 she won the Royal Geographical Society Cherry Kearton Medal for Natural History Cinematography. Dale is much in demand as an after-dinner, corporate and motivational speaker where she is able to draw on an extraordinary career spent in Earth’s wild places to talk about human endeavour and endurance and the planet’s inspirational wonders.

Marshall Ulrich
Extraordinary Life
Adventurer, Mountaineer, Extreme Athlete
Coming from: Evergreen,  Colorado  USA
The author of Running on Empty, Marshall Ulrich is a versatile, world-class extreme endurance athlete: an ultrarunning icon, Seven Summits mountaineer, and competitive adventure racer. His prolific athletic career has earned him numerous wins, records, and firsts on some of the toughest courses in the world and taken him to the top of the highest mountains on every continent—all in his forties and fifties. Dubbed by Outside magazine as an Endurance King, he defies the ideas of “too far,” “too old,” and “not possible.” Revered among athletes, Marshall Ulrich is also an acclaimed speaker.

Alan Wright
Travel Writer & Motivational Speaker
After Dinner Speaker, Enrichment and Destinations
Coming from: Hartlepool,  County Durham  UK
Alan’s career as a travel writer and professional speaker goes back over thirty years. He was an award-winning BBC broadcaster for over 25 years and is busy these days on training in presentation skills and media for some of the biggest companies in the UK and Middle East. In the 1990's he became Chief Executive of Durham County Cricket Club. He specialises in business and VIP travel to the Middle East about which he gives talks as well as on cricket.