With an impressive catalogue of presenting, writing and design experience, Kevin is a McCloud is a regular on the wish lists of clients seeking an engaging public speaker. Best known as the presenter of the hugely popular Channel 4 show Grand Designs, Kevin has almost 20 years experience in presenting TV shows - most of them property or lifestyle-themed - including Demolition (2005), Slumming It (2010), Man Made Home (2012), and more recently Escape To The Wild (2015). Guest appearances include 100 Greatest Toys (2010), Top Gear (2008) and Time Team (2007).
Kevin studied at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, gaining a degree in the history of art and architecture. This, combined with the extensive knowledge he subsequently gained in property development, as well as a desire to see better environmental and living standards, lead to him establishing HAB Housing, a house building company which seeks to create both comfortable and environmentally friendly homes.
Kevin's first book, Kevin McCloud's Decorating Book, was published in 1990, followed in 1995 by The Techniques of Decorating and Kevin McCloud's Lighting Book, and The Complete Decorator in 1996. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Design from both Oxford Brookes and Plymouth University in 2005, an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2006 and an Honorary Fellowship of the Society of Light & Lighting (SLL) in 2009
Kevin was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2014 New Year Honours for services to sustainable design and energy saving property refurbishment.
Kevin is a confident speaker and presenter with a great deal of experience, making him the perfect choice for Corporate Hosting, Conference Facilitating and Product Launches. To book him for your event, contact Prime Performers now using our online booking enquiry form or by calling 020 7251 8222.
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