Edward Williams is a marathon swimmer and speaker based in Cambridge UK. He was one of the youngest people in history to swim the English Channel raising in excess of £60,000 for Cancer Research and this was the launch pad for a life dedication to swimming. In 2006 Ed set up Elite Swimming Academy Ltd which has taught thousands of people to swim. In 2011 Ed won first place for Cambridgeshire young person of the year for Charity work and turning a hobby into a thriving company winning £1000 which was donated to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice.

In 2016 Ed completed a solo swim of the North Channel between Ireland and Scotland raising £10,000 for Wateraid and Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.