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Ben Ryan


Sports Coach & Performance Speaker

Ben Ryan was the coach of the Fiji Rugby & team that won Gold at the 2016 Olympics and is a keynote speaker on peak performance and teamwork

Ben Ryan brings the kind of A-game and stage presence event organisers crave. His insights into the mindful development of people, open communication, and how to create positive cultures are truly legendary. He shares with companies worldwide the most effective ways to channel motivation and unlock peak performance within teams.

Ben’s extraordinary experience coaching the Fiji Rugby 7s team to their gold medal at the Rio Olympics provides rich learnings, and the kind of insights and messages apply to any organisation or group.

In his keynotes, Ben highlights essential factors for establishing and sustaining the right environments that cultivate success and genuine engagement, including the critical need to collaboratively align values and vision with courageous conversations.

He discusses the importance of adaptive leadership, agile responsiveness to tap into the deepest areas of personal potential, as well as practical ways to build trust. To thrive in today’s competitive world, leaders must be able to mobilise all their resources and utilise the techniques that bring out the very best from every team member.

As the author of the best- selling book Sevens Heaven: The beautiful chaos of Fiji’s Olympic dream, Ben shares the incredible journey from Pacific island sand dunes to gold medal history, revealing the authentic lessons required for developing empowered teams and champions.

Ben’s methods help companies and audiences to maximise performance both personally and in business, resulting in even more meaningful outcomes – and a great big dose of passion along the way.

Ben’s face and historic gold medal (the first medal of any kind for Fiji) moment are depicted on both the Fijian .50 cent piece and the seven-dollar bill.


Winning Mindset/performance


We have worked with Matthew for many years and will continue to do so. His knowledge of the Speaker Market and ability to interpret our clients requirements is quite exceptional.

He is incredibly thorough in his approach and always goes that extra mile to ensure everything is exactly as required.

I am always happy working with Matthew, he has great credibility, he is very diverse in his ability to make things happen.

Matthew Fisher and I have worked together for many number of years. I have always found Matt to be honest, good natured and willing to work hard always carefully selecting the best appearances to suit my personality and lifestyle. The work Matthew has delivered for me over the years has varied from schools, colleges, attending film premiers, guest speaking  to name a few all of which I have lots of memories and thoroughly enjoyed.