Will Greenwood is one of England’s greatest ever rugby players, as well as one of the sport’s most engaging, intelligent and witty characters. He is the second highest try scorer in English rugby history – This is not a matter of luck. He is a dedicated professional with a fantastic ethic and a desire to learn and improve continually. This has made his ball handling second to none and his vision remarkable.
In the modern era of professional sport, there are few that can draw on experience in both business and sport. Will Greenwood’s career as a trader at HSBC prior to committing to professional rugby has given him an unusual insight into themes that permeate both fields.The perfect storm of leadership, discipline, motivation and teamwork that led England to World Cup victory in 2003 provides an inspirational demonstration of what it takes to achieve peak performance, for a sustained period of time. A complete change in mindset and behaviours opened the door to a performance gear change.
Combined with the lows of injury setbacks, personal tragedy and self-doubt it provides a gripping insight into the studied determination that is needed to achieve in any arena. Now an established and respected media voice he has stared retirement in the face at the age of 34 and come out fighting, proving that change management can come in all guises.
Will’s outstanding career has furnished him with an endless supply of stories which can be adapted to entertain any audience, whether they follow rugby or not. Combined with his natural sense of humour and timing he has established himself as one of the most in-demand speakers around.
Will’s outstanding achievements both on and off the field have made him an ideal speaker choice for a wide range of corporate clients. His intelligence and easy delivery style mixed in with a generous helping of humour make him a sure fire hit as a keynote, host or after dinner speaker.
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