In a tight contest at the PSA Convention, Richard Tyler from the East of England Region, won the National Speaker Factor Award.
Congratulations to Richard who managed to beat stiff competition to the prize, which was presented at the Gala Dinner on Saturday Night.
The judges said: "We were impressed by Richard's timing and overall stage presence as well as his clear message."
Richard runs BTFI
The other six contestants shared "Equal Second" place. They are: Alastair Greener, Helen Varey, John Dabrowski Kevin McLernon, Nikki Owen and Stuart Harris. Well done to all of them.
The judges added: "This was a really tough competition and every contestant was excellent. The runners-up should be very proud of themselves. They have already won their Regional Finals and their performance in the National Final was a credit to them all."