Brendan Walker is an experienced public speaker and broadcaster. He presented 3 series for Channel 4 (Titanic The Mission, The House The 50s Built and Terror In The Skies), before joining the BBC Coast team. Brendan is a true polymath. His expertise span art, design, science, technology, and engineering. He has spoken at Tate Modern about his work, hosted the Global Design Forum for Sir John Sorrell, and facilitated sessions for Crafts Council, as well as developing and delivering science and technology Christmas public lectures. He currently holds the post of Professor of Creative Industries at Middlesex University, and has previously held posts as Deputy Head of Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art, and Principal Research Fellow in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham.
Brendan is an entrepreneur, and founder-director of Studio Go Go Limited – a 21st century ride design company supported by Innovate UK. He recently gave the keynote at the inaugural symposium of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions industry in Florida. He is also founder-director of Thrill Laboratory, and regularly features in character as “the Thrill Engineer”, which has included appearances on The One Show, Bang Goes The Theory, Blue Peter, Dick and Dom…
He has worked with international groups such as Nissan, Durex, Samsung, Royal Caribbean, and Merlin Entertainment to communicate and amplify core experiential brand components by working both in front of camera, and strategtically with the client’s team behind camera.
Brendan is represented in his media work by Sara Cameron at Take 3 Management.