Alexis Conran is a factual broadcaster, actor and engaging keynote speaker, specialising in the psychology of security and fraud. Having created and executed over 500 scam scenarios himself, he is able to discuss a variety of issues of the real world and online fraud. Alexis is also an expert in human behaviour patterns and body language. He regularly appears on daytime television shows such as ITV’s This Morning and The Wright Stuff on Channel 5 to address real and growing concerns regarding fraud and security.
Alexis can adapt his style from educational speaker to after-dinner entertainer in demonstrating his extensive knowledge of hustling and pickpocket techniques.
His extensive knowledge of con-artistry stemmed from an early age through his enjoyment of magic and illusions. Before his broadcasting career, he often performed as a magician at celebrity parties and private functions before he became an adviser to the BBC television series Hustle and its flagship show The Real Hustle. He is also a strong advocate of the Scam Busters campaign for the Office of Fair Trading.
Alexis has presented a number of documentaries, focusing on gambling and other sensitive issues of human psychology, including his personal documentary Gambling Addiction and Me: The Real Hustler which broadcast to critical acclaim on BBC3 in 2012. His series Mind Control Freaks premiered on Discovery Channel to 224 countries and his 2015 three-part documentary series Secret Scammer premiered to an audience of 1.3 million on Channel 5.
What the Clients Say:
Professional and charismatic speaker; engaged well with the audience and kept their interest throughout the presentation. Could have listened to Alexis and his amazing stories all day, but we ran out of time…. – SPD Development Company Limited
Alexis did a great job – he was just the right balance and was well received by all present – Software Box Ltd
Both interesting and entertaining. Alexis also spent time chatting to guests before and after speaking, was a pleasure to have at our event – Ares Management
Alexis both before, during and after his talk was easy to approach and great to talk to. He managed to go way over the agreed 30min which shows how much he enjoys what he does and that transmits to the audience. Everybody was captivated by both his personality and stories and it was a perfect marriage really – Visa