Edward Williams is a marathon swimmer and speaker based in Cambridge UK. He first swam solo across the English Channel in 2006 aged 19 raising in excess of £60,000 for Prostate 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. Ed has swum several other iconic marathon swims including Lake Windermere and the Gibraltar Strait.

Most recently 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.