Insider London's guided walking tours are planned and led by our team of lovely guides. Read on to meet the team...
Julia is a qualified City of London and City of Westminster Guide. A native Austrian, she made London her home more than 10 years ago and still finds it exciting to explore, question and dig just that little bit deeper. Sometimes she even finds a geocache while out and about!
Her favourite tour to lead for Insider London are the Retail Design tour and Modern Architecture Tour.
Driven by a keen interest in history, especially London history, Michelle works as a tour guide for Insider London alongside her work as a professional dancer. From the city's earliest beginnings to modern day London, Michelle enjoys focusing on the history of the London Underground, Georgian London and the areas of St. James's and Piccadilly. Her tours have been featured on television, in magazines and blogs. Michelle is currently working on completing her City of Westminster badge, which will develop her knowledge to further delve into the royal and political past of London.
Amelia is the tour guide for our Silicon Roundabout/Tech City Tour, London Finance Walking Tour and all our Green Tours, bringing her knowledge and experience of London life to a wider audience. She has an extensive background in the environmental sector and holds a BSc in Environmental Biology and an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London. Her career has seen her work in communities in East London as well as teaching in schools in Shenyang and Shanghai before becoming the youngest deputy leader of any UK political party as Deputy Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales.
Kristina has called London home for the last 25 years. After studying History of Art and Photography, Kristina started to work as a professional photographer where she met and photographed some very famous people (Jean Paul Gaultier and Paul Smith), some not so famous people and worked with many fashion labels. As an Insider tour guide, Kristina combines her love of meeting people from all walks of life with her fascination for discovering hidden treasures around every corner.
Andy is an enthusiast for London and loves telling others about the city. He has a particular interest in the built environment and also, as an ex-banker, he enjoys de-mystifying the arcane world of Finance in the City of London. His aim is to provide a mix of education, information and entertainment and will always endeavour to fit any tour to his clients’ needs. He is a qualified Green Badge Guide for the City.
Bob has lived in London for over 40 years, and came to tour guiding through his love of London as a 'walking city second to none' and his great enthusiasm for discovering the inexhaustible richness of the capital's hidden corners. Bob has an academic and literature background, extensive teaching experience in London schools, a former Head of Sixth Form, a keen interest in exploring and communicating the city's literary heritage.
Danny is a Londoner, a Blue Badge Tourist Guide and a qualified lawyer. The whole of London is his office and he loves showing visitors around. Special interests include the City – its finance and its architecture - the River Thames and Royal London (including the Tower of London and its bloody history). Danny’s Classic Day Out in London guides visitors past the sites that are the most symbolic of London - and for Harry Potter fans can include the main Harry Potter London film locations.
Danny is a Member of the Institute of Tourist Guiding and regularly guides in French and German. He is also an accredited Windsor Castle guide. His extensive knowledge of this most fascinating city – London, and his friendly approach makes him one of our most popular tour guides.
With a background of working as an actor, musician, writer, civil servant and business owner, it's no surprise that it’s the variety of stories, characters and people that inhabit this fascinating city that Ben loves bringing to life.A qualified City of London guide, Ben loves to entertain and inform in equal measure, and specialises in Quirky, Death and Debauchery, Historical and Finance Tours for Insider London.
Francis has lived and worked in London all his working life. After 30 exciting years as a London Metropolitan Police Officer, Francis further challenged himself and qualified as a 'City of London Tour Guide'.
With his crime busting experiences in the 'East End' of London, as well as a deep understanding of 'London', especially the City of London, its people, diversity, infrastructure and transport systems. With Francis you can be sure you are in safe, entertaining and knowledgeable hands.
Stephen is an architectural historian and former conservation advisor with English Heritage/Historic England, who has a great enthusiasm for our historic built environment and how it is evolving. In this respect he has a particular interest in contemporary city development, and brings this enthusiasm to all his tours for Insider London