Terry Williams

Terry Williams People Engagement Expert, MC and comedian


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Terry uses great humor in all of his presentations, and is a stand up comic in his own rite, performing stand up regularly in comedy clubs and festivals.

With hsi business background Terry is one of the foremost business humorist and MC's, ideal for any corporate function.



Specialising in people engagement, Terry’s twice spoken to an audience of 4500 in Singapore and recently to over 6000 in a NZ-wide roadshow about building winning teams. Author of ‘The Brain-Based Boss’ & ‘The Guide: How to kiss, get a job & other stuff you need to know.’ Columnist to ‘Employment Today’ magazine and regular contributor to the Careers section of ‘The NZ Herald.’

Terry’s informative, memorable & energising presentations to business, professional & community groups receive rave reviews. Terry's style is interactive, with the use of entertainment to keep the sessions flowing and memorable, hold your audience's concentration and improve their recall of key information.

"Terry presented imperative information for business leaders on how to influence the people around them in a very humorous manner. He highlighted the importance of how your influence as a leader is measured more on how your teams act while you are absent as opposed to how they act while you are there. 83% of attendees (senior finance managers) rated Terry as excellent." – Megan Alexander, General Manager, Robert Half International

“Terry’s session as Keynote Speaker finished our conference on the ‘high’ that we were looking for. His very humorous session gave us skills to apply not only in our businesses but also in our personal lives.” - Brian Berry, Rothbury Financial Services

Expert / Trainer

Terry specialises in the delivery of high impact, customised training solutions for businesses that are serious about improving the performance of their people and increasing their influence. As a trainer facilitating learning and development in others, he often finds himself drawing on my own extensive business experience. From being a senior manager in a high-pressure and politically-charged operation with dozens of staff and million-dollar-plus budgets to running his own comedy production company, he understands the real people issues that face real leaders in the real world.

"I was very impressed on how much content you were able to cover in a short amount of time. Your delivery of the content was even more impressive. I would have no hesitation in recommending you."
- Cilla Waetford, LabTests

“The best corporate entertainment I’ve ever been to” – Professor Alan Stenger, Penn State University

"Terry rocked our world! We got him to do a routine at a celebration event for our worldwide team combining comedy & activities. Terry had us rolling around the aisles. Thanks Terry for a great event." - Graeme Lord, GM Oyster Bay

"A marvellous job... very professional, respectful yet still hilariously funny... It was the perfect end to a successful conference." - Roseta Jacobs, Auckland University Centre For Professional Development


You can trust veteran MC Terry Williams to drive your conference, event or team gathering towards your goals, reinforcing your messages and facilitating networking. Terry can present and MC and provide evening comedy entertainment. With that rare mix of an extensive business background as well as comedy ‘chops’, he can tweak his performance to suit any occasion – from hosting V8 races to facilitating networking amongst a collegial bunch of professionals in-between drinks to running hilarious gameshows for international wine tasters to conducting academic panels to introducing Cabinet Ministers at formal functions and so much more. Many events spend more on table settings than on their MC but how many events owe their success to the table settings? Invest in a professional.

“An ingenious performer who invigorated our audience with your rapid-fire repartee and observational wit. A skilled master of ceremonies, assured compere, and polished stand-up comedian.....you left our delegates screaming for more!” - Debi Chalmers, Asia-Pacific Venue Management Association

"Terry is an engaging presenter and works well in small/large group situations. In my case we were wanting to use a comedy ‘bent’ to not only better engage with our customers, but also find innovative ways to consider issues, find solutions and of course ‘connect’ people. Highly recommended." - Jason Roberts, Marketing Manager, Zeacom