After-Dinner Comedy, Awards Host & Charity Auctioneer

Dave has been on the after-dinner comedy circuit since 2007, and has performed across the world including Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Dublin, Dubai, Kuwait, Nice, Moscow and Hull.

He is represented by all the UK's leading Speaker Agencies, and has worked with an impressive list of clients including Accenture, Barclays Bank, BP, Sun MicroSystems, The FA, Leicester Tigers, Chevron, Deutsche Bank, RNLI, Airbus and Burton Albion (who he supports avidly).

His after dinner routine is based around his experiences in the airline industry, specfically stories, tales, and jokes from his time as MD of the low cost carrier bmibaby. He was part of the management team that setup the airline in 2002, and served as both Commercial Director and Managing Director.

Dave is equally at home hosting awards evenings, charity functions/auctions, and speaking at business conferences and events. His material is perfect for corporate audiences as it is both clean and unoffensive (unless you are Australian).

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Feedback (only the good ones, obviously)

I have been running the dinner for the past 13 years over which time we have had some very good speakers but only 2 who I could say we're truly outstanding. The first was Garry Richardson of BBC Sport and the second was you. All of the feedback has been exceptional. A great performance and thank you for working the auction. Richard Gray, Institute of mechanical Engineers


You did a great job on Thursday night David. It went down very well, with a number of people specifically mentioning your slot as the highlight of the night - many thanks! David Black, President, CIHT West Midlands

I wanted to say thank you to David for his speech and hosting our awards dinner. In short, he was absolutely brilliant. David was the first on stage to kick off the awards evening which is not the easiest time to "WOW" guests however, he had the audience in stitches within seconds of his performance and continued in delivering the awards seamlessly. Lucy Baker, Director, DSA Annual Awards & Dinner

We loved having you - thank you for providing such great entertainment as well as running the awards part of the show for us. You made sure that we finished on time and were the perfect host for last night. So a very big thank you from all of us, you really did a terrific job. Antonia Carew, IHS Jane's International Awards

Thanks for doing such a great job, both hosting the awards and the speech after dinner. It was well received by all those I spoke to after the event. You're a hard act to follow - so we have had to hire an astronaut to host the event in New York next week and I'm already wondering how we can maintain the standard next year! Richard Bayliss, Smiths Detection Group Ltd

BIG THANKS TO YOU! Feedback from the event has been that this was the best yet. You certainly went down very well. Your Cabin Crew safety briefing was absolutely hysterical. Many thanks, and well done. Elisa Dix, Sun Microsystems National Partner Awards

Showreel A (compilation)

Showreel A (Cornwall Business Awards)