“Oliver Balch is a perfect host. He can do invisible facilitator or toe-to-toe interrogator. He’s always prepped and makes the guests shine. Hay chair MVP.”

Peter Florence, Director and Co-founder, Hay Festival

I chair events for festivals and conferences, and moderate roundtable discussions and panel events in locations around the world. Please contact me directly to inquire about availability:


Oliver Balch moderating a roundtable discussion on building a more sustainable food industry for The Guardian


Oliver Balch chairing a roundtable debate on Renewable Heating for a Low-Carbon Future for The Guardian