Dean Powell enjoys a first-class reputation as a guest speaker in a wide variety of settings ranging from after-dinner appearances to corporate and charity events.
Dean Powell has an incredible story to tell that inspires and motivates audiences of all ages to fulfil their ambitions and be the very best of themselves.
“A great blend of humour and information which was the perfect accompaniment to the mesmerising music”
Nicholas Witchell, BBC Royal Correspondent
Dean Powell enjoys a lengthy career as a guest speaker, master of ceremonies, author, broadcaster and vocalist that has made him a well-known personality in Wales and beyond.
Dean is a firm favourite as a master of ceremonies in such diverse venues as the Sydney Opera House and Monte Carlo’s Hotel de Paris and before celebrity audiences including Dame Shirley Bassey, HRH The Princess Royal and HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.
He has toured USA, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia as soloist and Master of Ceremonies for several Welsh male voice choirs. He joined a star-studded line up at the Royal Variety Performance where he was presented to her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In 2016 Dean lead the Centenary Commemoration Service of the Battle of Mametz Wood in the Somme.
Dean is the author of a wide range of history books including the biographies of pioneer Dr William Price and actor Glyn Houston.
A former BBC journalist and award-winning newspaper editor, his anecdotes of interviews given with Hollywood greats Gregory Peck and Joan Fontaine have made him a firm favourite as a guest speaker.
Dean is the founder of Declare PR Consultancy, an ambassador for the Welsh Government’s Big Ideas Wales programme and a Director of the Welsh Music Guild.
Dean is the Manager of Llantrisant Guildhall, a restored 14th century Grade II Listed building which has been transformed into a heritage and visitors centre.
Roy Noble OBEBroadcaster
"Dean is a fantastic compere, a fine singer. His intellectual depth, and journalistic background are well-illustrated in the books he has written, the one on Dr.William Price, being a definitive biography on the wild Welsh eccentric."
Clive ThomasHigh Sherriff of Mid Glamorgan
“An exceptional journalist, spanning a broad swathe who has accomplished himself with very considerably distinction.”
"A great ambassador for Wales and its culture"
Dean Powell has published a collection of fascinating history books exploring Welsh life during the Victorian era alongside tributes to Welsh films stars, singers and choirs.
Dean Powell has devoted a lifetime to exploring the history of his hometown and surrounding regions which makes him a popular author, lecturer and tour guide.