Marty Wilson

Marty Wilson

International Speaker on Change Management and Health & Resilience  |  Corporate MC  |  Former Australian Comic of the Year
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About Marty

“Marty isn’t just the funniest speaker you’ll hear this year, his keynotes and workshops are rammed full of scientific knowledge and takeaway tips and strategies – all wrapped up in countless ...”

He has spoken to over 385,000 people since he first conquered his own nerves and leapt up on stage in 1997. In his first 12 months Marty won Australian Comic of the Year competition, appeared on the Footy Show, and was invited to the UK to become a full time Stand Up. He returned home 2007 is now the bestselling author of 18 books and a powerful keynote speaker.

But Marty isn’t just the funniest speaker you’ll hear this year, his keynotes and workshops are rammed full of scientific knowledge and takeaway tips and strategies – all wrapped up in countless laugh-out-loud stories – so your people can enthusiastically leap into the biggest stressor of business in a less painful, more productive way.

This makes his presentations incredibly human and instantly relatable to a wide variety of audiences.


While Marty’s keynotes are in huge demand, he is also a superb MC for your conference or event. When you book an MC, you want to know that they have the experience to handle any situation, no matter what it may be. Marty was an Aussie comedy MC working full time in the UK, so he can pretty much handle anything and keep your event moving along. His MC style and energy is contagious and his clients just love him, as one client said: “Marty just gives off this amazing approachability that works for scientists and truck drivers. As soon as he opens his mouth you just want to ask him home for a barbie.” He is flexible and easy to work with, he fully commits to every event he is booked for, providing creativity and ideas to help the event flow effortlessly. Marty Wilson has been engaged as the MC for large-scale events across Australia and Asia, his vast experience and knowledge of events protocol and operation is a great asset for any event coordinator. So, if you need a multitasking, pleasant, quick off the mark, fast on his feet, humorous, great to work with MC… Marty Wilson is the right choice for your event.

What people say about Marty

Marty is the funniest speaker I’ve seen in a long time, but he’s much more than that. He is both thought provoking and inspirational, with well-researched content delivered a relatable, human way. If your team needs an energy shot to cope with the relentless pace of business these days, they need Marty Wilson.

– Daniel Parsons, Vice President, American Express

I’d recommend Marty as an awesome MC for any event. He is professional & instantly bonds with the crowd. You can see all those years working as a comic in the UK as soon as he’s up on stage. Where he gets his energy from I don’t know, but he has a sixth sense for knowing how to transfer it to the crowd and keep your conference bubbling along. When you add to that his ability to do one of his own keynotes, that slot in anywhere on your program, he is also incredible value for money.

– Louise Chamberlain, Director of Marketing and Business Building Programs, Kao Australia

Marty kept the entire evening moving along with his humour, while maintaining the focus on the fund raising purpose of the function. He read the night well, kept everyone engaged and he made an important contribution to the success of the evening.

– Max Gosling, CEO, Cure Cancer

Marty ran the night seamlessly, took a noisy, rowdy crowd & controlled them beautifully & left all our members feeling so warm and welcomed. The UK Comedy Club Joke Competition was something I’ve never seen an MC do before, it was an absolute hit with the crowd, you engaged with everyone in the room, got heaps of laughs and made them all feel part of the act. Your consummate professional attitude took so much weight off my shoulders, allowed me to actually enjoy myself, and helped make our night a huge a success.

– Jo Hitchin Events Coordinator, Information Technology Contract & Recruitment Association

The light hearted yet thoughtful approach was the highlight of the conference. We are delighted with the extremely positive feedback we have had.

– Debra Cerasa, CEO of the Royal College of Nurses

How can we ever thank you enough? You absolutely made the evening with your comic genius and MC skills. We are still receiving glowing comments from our guests! And I’m still getting emails asking: ‘Who was that man? He was absolutely brilliant!’ You pulled together every part of the night (and at times a rather rowdy crowd) with humour and style ensuring everything ran perfectly. Event organisers should have you on speed dial!

– Partners in Climb Cancer Charity