Terry Hansen

Stand-up comedian, character performer, corporate host

Terry Hansen is a veteran stand-up comedian, actor and director with over 20 years' experience on the National Comedy Circuit and over 10 years as a Corporate Compere and Character Performer.

As a stand-up comic Terry Hansen has been a compere at all five Sydney Comedy Stores and was invited to the London Comedy Store 10th Anniversary Best New Comic competition.

As compere or comic character Terry Hansen is a regular on the corporate circuit. His clients include McDonalds, Woolworths, Aristocrat, Telstra, Optus ABN AMRO, Deustche Bank AMEX and Coca Cola. He tailors his material to support the client's themes and content.

In his role as TV presenter, Terry fronted seven episodes of Channel 7's live to air sports/comedy show, The Hard Yards.

Over the years, Terry Hansen has created several memorable characters including:

  • Terribly Handsome: Larger than life TV Celebrity, Lifestyle Coach and sometime Quiz Master, The Dalai Lamé.
  • Te Ri Hang Seng: Yogic Economist: Balancing Yin and Yen to bring the mind to a state called 'Confusion.'
  • Tezza Hands-on: Sports Panel Host in favour of the Hands-on Approach.
  • Toby Llewellyn-Smyth: Creator of Schroders Consulting and Actuarial Ministry (SCAM), member of the British Legend of United Fund Managers (BLUFM) and the Guild of Asset Technicians (GOATs).
  • Terry is now the resident funnyman on Brisbane radio's 97.3fm breakfast team.

    Client testimonials

    Rarely has a convention convener got it so right. The blending of support for the presenters laced with humour while maintaining focus on the issues, ensured our company goals were met. We’ll do it again.

    Aristocrat Technologies Australia

    Terry was thoroughly professional. He was well prepared, did his research and his approach – despite raising eyebrows when he first suggested it to us – was highly creative but absolutely spot on with our audience. Our CEO has never had an introduction quite like it! Terry’s role as MC was a huge part of our event’s success

    Integral Energy

    The audience gave lots of positive feedback saying he was very entertaining

    I Am Events