An award winning comic using comedy to talk about taboo topics such as eating disorders, mental health and identity. A full time comic of 6 years Dave is regular compere/MC, opener and warm up act, currently on UK tour.He is a versatile writer, performer and host and always a fun name on the bill. Continuing to go from strength to strength, he is lively, fun and definitely a name to look out for and certainly an act to book.
Anne Jones has won the World Speed Reading championship six times. She has made numerous TV and radio appearances (including c-BBC's Newsround featuring her work with a team of Burleigh Community College youngsters, BBC2's The Daily Politics, Sky News and BBC Radio 2's Chris Evans and Simon Mayo shows). Anne set a new speed reading record reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and reviewed the book for Sky News and various newspapers, including the Independent on Sunday.
Success in speed reading competitions led to requests to speak about speed reading and for training courses. Anne is now the UK's best-known speed reader and travels internationally to train clients in speed reading.
Aleksei Budõlin is an Estonian judoka. At the 2000 Summer Olympics he won the bronze medal in the men's Half Middleweight (73–81 kg) category, together with Nuno Delgado of Portugal.
Sydney Olympics 2000, bronze
1 silver, 1 bronze from World Championships
1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze medals from European Championships
Head Coach of the National Judo Team, as well as coach work in a club.
Hobby is beach-soccer.
He is interested in constant development and progress and loves to philosophize about things.
In a relationship for 22 years- daughter, 14 y. and son 1,5 y.
As CEO of Education Development Trust (former CfBT Education Trust), Steve leads an organisation that operates in diverse environments around the world to transform lives by improving education. Working with governments at national and regional level to improve education systems and with school clusters to raise standards, Steve manages an internationally based workforce in India, the Middle East, South East Asia, Africa, the UK and many other localities. CfBT is a charity and its commitment is to sustainable, high quality self-improving education systems.
Steve began his career as a secondary school teacher in Birmingham, later moving to the north east of England where he worked as a teacher and then as a lecturer. In the late 1980s and the 1990s he worked in school improvement roles in Oldham and Blackburn with Darwen and from 2000 to 2005 he was director of education in Knowsley, Merseyside. Steve was chief executive of the National College for School Leadership from March 2005 to November 2012.