Speaker / Host
Quentin Willson has a diverse wealth of credits to his name. Author, presenter, journalist and celebrated TV personality. Quentin is one of the UK’s most revered motoring commentators, best known for co-founding the much-adored Top Gear with Jeremy Clarkson. Drawing on anecdotes from his time in the motoring industry, Quentin’s characteristically dry wit renders him a fantastic after-dinner speaker and event host.
About Quentin Willson
There isn’t much Quentin Wilson hasn’t done throughout his career. As lead campaigner of FairFuelUK, Quentin has worked to force fuel prices to line with Europe over the years, saving the UK over £5.5 billion in fuel duty hikes. He is a leading pioneer of electric and hydrogen cars. He holds a yearly Drive The Future motor show to raise consumer awareness, worked closely with the Boris Johnson when he was Mayor of London, and is a patron of the Hydrogen Trust.
Quentin Willson has hosted and presented some of the biggest shows on television including Panorama, The Money Programme, The Big Breakfast and The Fast Show. He created the first finance-based property show All The Right Moves, and created the Britain’s Worst series, which has been used in 14 countries. Quentin is BBC Breakfast and Sky News’ resident motoring expert and writes a weekly column for the Sunday Mirror and Classic Cars Magazine. He has also written 10 best-selling motoring books.
"Personable and professional - particularly kind in speaking with dinner guests at length once the awards had finished!"
"Friendly, stylish and laid back attitude to speaking. He addressed the audience with the appropriate amount and context of humour."
University of Northampton - Business Bridge
"Delighted that Quentin took the time to join us for the whole evening. Very interesting to hear the history of Top Gear."
Arval PHH Business Solutions