Dean Powell enjoys a first-class reputation as a guest speaker in a wide variety of settings ranging from after-dinner appearances to corporate events.

An award-winning journalist, with years of experience as a newspaper editor and broadcaster, Dean regularly appears on all manner of radio and television programmes, from documentaries and religious shows to news bulletins and chat shows. 

As an after-dinner speaker, Dean has shared the platform with actors Glyn Houston and Philip Madoc, entertainers Wyn Calvin and Beverley Humphreys, broadcasters Katie Adie, Nicholas Owen and Roy Noble and sportsmen Phil Steele, Rick O’Shea, FA Cup Referee Clive Thomas and World Cup winner Nobby Styles and the Association of Former Players of Manchester United.Dean and queen

Dean remains in particular demand as a speaker in presentation dinners and annual sports events, along with guest appearances in Welsh evenings throughout the UK where his quick-witted style and enchanting Welsh humour has endeared him to hundreds of audiences.

Anecdotes of interviews given with the likes of Hollywood greats Gregory Peck and Joan Fontaine, Sir Richard Attenborough and Richard Todd along with American TV star Larry Hagman and icon Sir Tom Jones, have allowed Dean a plethora of humorous tales.

Following a career in newspapers, including roles as literary editor of Western Mail and broadcasting with BBC Radio Wales, Dean has guest-lectured to journalism courses at several universities.

For the past decade Dean has enjoyed a successful career as a guest speaker for all manner of organisations throughout the UK and beyond. In 2016 he was honoured to lead the Centenary Commemorations at the Battle of Mametz Wood.

With appearances before the Royal College of Surgeons, the Rt Hon Cymmrodorion, British Warships Association and several hundred organisations closer to home, audiences are always ensured an evening to remember. Dean is also an ambassador for the Welsh Government's Big Ideas Wales programme which takes him to schools and higher education colleges across Wales promoting careers as entrepreneurs.