Former Olympic champion and member of the victorious 400 x 4 Olympic GB team and British Men’s Team Captain. Roger went on to become a TV presenter and accomplished motivational speaker. His presentations are designed to engage the audience in the lessons learnt throughout his hugely successful athletics career. Key themes include leadership, team building, goal setting, risk management, overcoming adversity and ownership.
For fourteen years Roger Black represented Great Britain at the highest level in the world of athletics, both as an individual 400 meters runner and a member of the 4×400 meters relay team. He won fifteen major Championship medals including European, Commonwealth and World Championship Gold medals. By combining his close understanding of motivation and self-development with his personal experiences both on and off the track he consistently inspires, motivates and entertains audiences throughout the country. In addition to being a superb inspirational speaker, utilising his extensive BBC Sport presentation skills, Roger is also frequently asked to link and facilitate an entire conference.
“Thank you again for giving such superb motivational and team building presentations at our Region North Institutes this year … Comments from delegates include ‘outstanding!’, ‘fantastic’, ‘excellent motivational talk’ and ‘this hit the right note – very good presentation’. Very relevant…” IBM