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Roger Black

Roger Black

Former World Champion and Olympic silver medallist

Roger Black is one of the country’s most successful sportsmen having represented Great Britain for fourteen years at the highest level in the world of athletics. Roger won fifteen major Championship Medals including European, Commonwealth and World Championship Gold Medals. His greatest achievements were winning the Olympic 400 metres Silver Medal in 1996 and being part of the Gold Medal winning 4 x 400 metres relay team at the 1991 World Championships. He is particularly admired for his triumphs over adversity, overcoming serious injuries and a rare heart valve condition to go on to become a world champion.

Roger Black has presented for BBC Sport, BBC South, BBC Breakfast News, BBC 6 o’clock News and News 24. Roger regularly appears on prime-time television, programmes include A Question of Sport, They Think It’s All Over, Strictly Come Dancing, Celebrity Master Chef and GMTV. He co-presented the last series of Tomorrow’s World and co-presented 4 series of the BBC’s award winning City Hospital.

Still one of the UK’s most popular speakers, Roger Black inspires and motivates audiences throughout the UK and Europe – he understands the dynamics of becoming a champion, how to live a dream, set goals and fulfil ones potential. Roger’s presentations are designed to motivate people to become more successful both as individuals and as members of a team. All world-class teams are comprised of world-class individuals. Thoughtful and articulate, Roger Black is committed to helping young people develop and realise their full potential. With his close understanding of motivation and self-development, he can educate, inspire and motivate.

Roger can also be joined by fellow Olympian and business partner, Steve Backley, where they discuss transferring Olympic performance into the workplace.

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Change Management

Overcoming Adversity

Talent is not enough

Need to achieve v Fear of failure



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Roger was extremely inspirational, was completely at his ease and put his message across brilliantly.

CSM Group

We have quarterly events and feedback shows that the audience felt that Roger Black was the best speaker we've ever had.


Thank you for hosting our Leadership Conference, everybody thought your contribution was outstanding. The conference was an overwhelming success; all the messages we wished to put across were delivered and more importantly absorbed by delegates.

The Co-operative Bank

The feedback has been fantastic. You managed to be both entertaining and highly relevant - no mean achievement given we had around 45 nationalities represent.



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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £7k to £15k

  • Europe:

    £7k to £15k

  • US:

    £15k to £30k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £15k to £30k

Travels From

  • United Kingdom



* This Speaker's fee falls within the ranges shown above. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact us.

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