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Dick Strawbridge

Eco-engineer, ex-Army Colonel and TV presenter, Dick Strawbridge is recognisable nationwide for his handlebar moustache, as well as for being an engineer-inventor and sustainability expert. Best known for his BBC2 series on sustainable living and eco-technology 'It's not easy being green',  he entertains on the corporate circuit as an after dinner and keynote speaker.

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Dick Strawbridge Biography

Eco Engineer, Ex-Army Colonel and TV presenter, Dick Strawbridge, recognisable nationwide for his handlebar moustache, is an engineer-inventor and sustainability expert.

In 1978 Dick joined the Army, and a few years later did a degree in Electrical Engineering. Over the next 20 years Dick rose from Troop Commander to Lieutenant Colonel, completing a degree in Engineering at the same time.

Throughout his army career, Dick was always fascinated by how things work. He loved taking things apart. Dick believes that understanding how and why things work is crucial to achieving anything in life.

Still serving in the Army, Dick was persuaded to audition for C4's 'Scrapheap'. A star was born. Appealing to producers for his leadership abilities and engineering skills, as well as his sparkly personality, it was Dick’s fabulous moustache that sealed the deal!

Since leaving the army, Dick...

Eco Engineer, Ex-Army Colonel and TV presenter, Dick Strawbridge, recognisable nationwide for his handlebar moustache, is an engineer-inventor and sustainability expert.

In 1978 Dick joined the Army, and a few years later did a degree in Electrical Engineering. Over the next 20 years Dick rose from Troop Commander to Lieutenant Colonel, completing a degree in Engineering at the same time.

Throughout his army career, Dick was always fascinated by how things work. He loved taking things apart. Dick believes that understanding how and why things work is crucial to achieving anything in life.

Still serving in the Army, Dick was persuaded to audition for C4's 'Scrapheap'. A star was born. Appealing to producers for his leadership abilities and engineering skills, as well as his sparkly personality, it was Dick’s fabulous moustache that sealed the deal!

Since leaving the army, Dick has been running leadership and teamwork courses. He has also filmed 'Crafty Tricks of War' for BBC 2, which celebrated British practical ingenuity in a military setting – he reconstructed and tested some of the most unusual inventions of war.

BBC series Geronimo, provided a platform for Dick's impressive technical knowledge. On screen, he built some of the craziest machines ever seen!

Not Easy Being Green was a series which followed the family as they moved down to their smallholding in Cornwall and their attempt to live as green a life as possible.

For further information or to book Dick Strawbridge for a corporate event, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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