Cruise Ship Speakers

Education & Learning
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Richard Atkins
Motorsport Commentator & Aviation Historian
Raconteur: exciting tales of exploits on land, sea and in the air
Coming from: Hastings,  East Sussex  UK
Richard Atkins is a respected cruise enhancement lecturer specialising in light hearted entertaining lectures to explain some of the worlds most amazing engineering achievements especially by women and historical famous pioneers. Richard’s initial career was in Formula one Motorsport where he worked with many famous names. He talks with enthusiasm and humour about his experiences in the motorsport and aviation arena.

James Ellis
Tales from the Classroom
Coming from: Falmouth,  Cornwall  UK
Born on the Isle of Wight, as a child James and his family moved around England. During National Service in the RAF he gained a place at Loughborough College to train as a PE teacher. After he completed his course at Loughborough, he went on to teach within the 5-11 year group in several schools mainly in deprived areas of Leicester and in 1969 became headmaster of a Junior school and then two further headships at Primary Schools before retiring. Since retiring he has been able to spend more time on his hobby of growing, showing and hybridising streptocarpus.

Geoff Peters
Maritime Explorers and Adventurers
Coming from: Sunshine Coast,  Queensland  Australia
Edu-tainment is the best way to describe Geoff’s speaking style, providing educational, entertaining and authoritative presentations whilst also injecting humour and personal experiences documenting his time at sea. Recently retired, Geoff and his wife Leanne have purchased a boat in the UK, cruised across the English Channel and now spend much of each year cruising the rivers, canals, and coastlines of Europe, creating their own adventures.

Ben Still
Physics & Science
Coming from: London,    UK
Ben is a national multi-award-winning science communicator, scientist, and author. Not your average scientist; Ben uses clear visuals and everyday metaphors, allowing all audiences to appreciate the beauty of even the most abstract of sciences. An experienced speaker, he enthralls audiences of all ages through engaging talks and hands on LEGO® workshops. His books have been translated into multiple languages and are finding success around the globe.