About Peter Hancock

Peter Hancock is an award-winning professional conference and awards host, after-dinner speaker and toastmaster. With over 40 years in the hospitality industry, including 21 years as CEO of Pride of Britain Hotels, Peter has a wealth of experience which has fuelled his keen sense of humour and his ever-growing reputation for relating stories that have been entertaining guests and delegates at events up and down the country.

Recent accolades include winner of the Hotel Catey award for ‘Outstanding Contribution’ and winner of the ‘Outstanding Contribution’ award at the Independent Hotel Show in 2021. Peter is recommended by several speaking agencies including: TheRightAddress.co.uk and Stand-and-Deliver.uk.com. You can get to know Peter better and listen to a recently recorded podcast here ‘Hospitality Meets- Peter Hancock’

How can peter Help you

His clarity of voice, good timekeeping, wit and ability to read an audience perfectly equal an unforgettable experience yet thanks to his lack of interest in sport and a fear of TV cameras he will never achieve celebrity status and so remains both affordable and unsullied by any pretensions of fame.

Peter Hancock, professional after dinner speaker.


David Williams MBE
Chairman, North Wales Business Club
Your talk was superbly balanced between humour and some very relevant and salient comments….what a most excellent evening!
Caroline Gregory
HIT Scotland
An unassuming, perfect gentleman with hilarious humour that occasionally rides ‘close to the bone’, knowing exactly which buttons to press with our audience.
Andrew Mowle
Director, Temple Spa Ltd
Peter’s ability to captivate an audience with hilarious anecdotes, delivered with his English charm, is pure elixir. We only have to think of his speech and we burst into laughter… …
Peter Ducker
CEO, Institute of Hospitality
Many thanks for being such a blast running the raffle – you really did miss your vocation you know.
Kevin Thomas
Chartered Institute of Insurers
Please thank Peter for a great performance. Pitched at the right level and enjoyed by all

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