Don Wales

  • Panelist
  • Personality
  • Speaker

Don is the grandson of Sir Malcolm Campbell MBE and the nephew of Donald Campbell CBE, who broke over 20 World Land and Water Speed Records between them in their famous Bluebird cars and boats.

Don is also a record breaker himself, currently holding the World Land Speed Record for a car powered by Steam. He held the UK Electric car record for 12 years and broke the Guinness World Record for a ride on Lawn Mower at a speed of over 87 mph!

Don is currently campaigning a Hydrogen based project to generate electricity using water and electrolysis. He is also supporting a new schools initiative to encourage young engineers into motorsport.

When not breaking records, Don is a professional photographer, specialising in advertising, fashion and beauty work.


  • Automotive
  • Awards Ceremonies and Galas
  • Documentaries
  • Motorsport
  • Technology


  • World Land Speed Record Holder in a Steam Car
  • Guinness World Record Holder