Olympian & Highly Respected Motivational Speaker
Roger Black is a former Olympic Athlete who has been one of the UK’s most popular motivational speakers in the last two decades.
For fourteen years Roger Black represented Great Britain at the highest level in the world of athletics. He won 15 major championship medals including European, Commonwealth, and World Championship Gold medals.
His greatest achievement was winning the Olympic 400 metre Silver medal in 1996 and is often remembered for his Gold Medal Winning 1991 World Championships 4x400m Relay -when the UK surprising beat the USA.
Roger has been British Men’s Team Captain and was awarded the M.B.E. in 1992.
Rogers keynote speeches cover his career and achievements. Audience members can also reflect and learn from the performance lessons of Team GB, who delivered on the most significant stage of all, the London 2012 Olympic Games, coming third on the medal table and four years later, improved their performance to reach second on the medal table at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
His speech topics include –
• Overcoming adversity
• Fear of failure
• Pro-active vs. Re-active
• Winning Mentality
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
Roger was absolutely excellent. Our delegates really enjoyed his presentation, he had their total attention throughout. I regularly sit through guest presentations and I have to say that Roger is exceptional. He is amusing, charming and had an interesting story to tell
— Clear Presentations
Roger is a very effective speaker, interesting and informative. He brought humour which captured the audience well and used good examples which enabled him to relate to the audience. He also made himself available to meet with delegates which was very well received
— Newham College