Household name Ben Shephard is a sports fanatic and television presenter. Warm and funny Ben would make an ideal awards host and conference facilitator. Proficient in the sporting and presenting world, Ben has accumulated a number of awards for everything he tries his hand at. Adaptable and engaging Ben is the perfect charming host for any event.
Ben Shephard, known and loved as a TV sports pundit and corporate awards host, is warm, charismatic and professional. He connects with his guests, on TV and stage, and is a corporate host and presenter of the highest calibre.
Front of house at Sky Sports Champions League, Goals on Sunday and Carling Cup host, Ben also presents ITV1 quiz show Tipping Point, and is the former presenter for the awesome mental and physical challenge show Safebreakers for Sky 1.
He played a major part in the return of retro TV brainbox quiz - The Krypton Factor, and worked for 8 years on Behind the Magic of Harry Potter for ITV1. Ben’s other credits include One Night Only with Rod Stewart, and a decade of work in the driving seat at GMTV.
Ben’s backstage antics on the award winning Xtra Factor on ITV2, confirmed him as an adaptable and accomplished host across all genres and generations.
His interview techniques are challenging yet engaging and Ben has been known to bring high-level politicians such as David Cameron and Gordon Brown round to his way of thinking, as well as using an honest and charming approach with international superstars such as Madonna and Angelina Jolie.
Ben has hosted corporate events as diverse as The British Olympic Association Ball; Sony Global Conference; the BAFTAs, The Duke of Edinburgh’s DofE Awards Annual Dinner; RFU World Cup Dinner; FA Club; British Airways; Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Foundation Annual Dinner and The Prince of Wales’ Prince’s Trust Awards.
Ben’s sporting challenges take him off the stage and screen, but are no less impressive! In 2009 he set up and co-ordinated the annual C2C event, a 145 mile coast-to-coast charity run across the entire width of the UK. Two years later they doubled their distance and completed over 300 miles in 7 days.
Ben runs marathons, climbs mountains and is passionate about boxing which he discovered when he fought and defeated Lemar for Sport Relief. He even holds 4 Guinness World Records! Soccer Aid, Comic Relief, the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and the Seve Ballesteros Foundation are some of the many charities which have benefited from his achievements.