Neil Hanson
Speaker Profile

Highly acclaimed author of historical narratives and award-winning after-dinner speaker, Neil uses his skill as a storyteller to engage his audience on a diverse range of subjects.

In his after-dinner speeches, Neil takes the audience on a charming journey through the highlights of his curious career as a writer, editor, radio broadcaster and owner of the highest pub in Britain. Often peppered with anecdotes about his ghostwriting clients, Neil's speeches can be relied upon for humour, wit and a huge diversity of subject matter. Neil's naturally entrepreneurial spirit means he is able to advise on a wide range of topics, with charisma and style.

His presenting approach
Neil is a versatile speaker who has spoken at every type of occasion - corporate events, conferences, festivals and dinners throughout the UK. He regularly tours the US, Australia and New Zealand. The scope and range of his speeches, combined with his naturally entertaining delivery ensures a captivating experience for the audience.

Neil presents in English


We have had such positive feedback from those that attended and nearly all mentioned your speech and how much they enjoyed it. My husband was laughing so much he was nearly crying!

Sandy Rysiok, Society of Municipal Treasurers

Neil Hanson was an outstanding speaker - warm, funny, humane; speaking (not a note in sight) without repetition, hesitation or deviation

Stephen Brown, Chairman, Yorkshire Post Literary Luncheons

We're gratified by the size of the audience, their attentiveness and their positive response... Once again, thank you for making it an extraordinary experience!

Peter Kuntz, Chicago Humanities Festival

Further information
To find out what Neil Hanson could bring to your event or to make a booking, please contact Alice Saunders.