Sir Clive secured his place in history as the architect who masterminded the England World Cup victory in 2003. Following this success, he went on to become Technical Director and Director of Football at Southampton Football Club and a qualified UEFA coach before joining the British Olympic Association. During his career, he has helped elite athletes achieve beyond expectation and as such is one of the most sought-after keynote, conference and after dinner speakers on the circuit. Sir Clive’s workshops and presentations demonstrate the key attributes required to create a winning team.
In 2003 Clive Woodward led England to Rugby World Cup glory and thus became a household name. He also guided the country to victory in three Six Nations tournaments including an elusive Grand Slam. In so doing, Clive earned himself the reputation of bringing cutting edge techniques and new management skills to the game.
During his early career, Clive enjoyed success on the pitch winning 21 caps as a player and taking part in two tours with the British Lions, before achieving early success in the business world working first with Rank Xerox both in the UK and Australia and then as a sales director of a leasing company within the Ford group, going on to Found his own leasing operation.
Having achieved success on the rugby field, Clive became technical Director and Director of Football at Southampton and qualified as a UEFA coach. He later joined the British Olympic Association where his role was to integrate athletes and coaches from all areas of sport into Team GB in preparation for the London 2012 Olympics. Again, his success proved unprecedented with the best British performance and medal haul in the modern era.
Sir Clive as he now is, has subsequently become the Founder of Hive Learning and Director of Sport for the Apex 2100 International Ski Academy in addition to being a highly acclaimed sport and business consultant.
Clive’s presentations highlight the attributes needed to create a winning team with topics of speech including; change management, peak performance, transformational leadership and business competitiveness.
Available for conference and after dinner speaking