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Black was regularly breaking the tape in the 400m and the 4 x 400m relay and on various occasions he has been the champion of Europe, the Commonwealth and the entire world. He reckons his greatest achievement, however, was when he won the silver medal in the 400m at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta – four years after he was awarded an MBE.

The popular Olympic speaker’s gold medal-winning ways began in 1985 in the European Junior Championships when he won golds in the 400m and the relay, repeating the feat at the 1986 Commonwealth Games and the 1986 European Championships.

Roger did exactly the same thing yet again at the 1990 European Championships and went on to win relay golds at the 1991 World Championships, the 1994 European Championships and the 1997 World Championships. Having won countless gold medals throughout his career, Black is an expert in dealing with pressure and discusses the best ways to combat pressure during his time as a speaker.

Roger Black believes that there are many similarities between top performances in sport and high achievements in business, with areas covered by his presentation including change management, overcoming adversity, leadership, teamwork and accountability. A truly inspiring athlete and speaker, Roger Black MBE has the ability to captivate an audience of any size. Using his past experiences and expert knowledge, Black is sure to inspire and motivate everyone.

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Client Feedback

Electrical Contractors Association

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"Roger was an excellent guest speaker and leads the way in style and content. He held the audience's complete attention with inspirational messages on achieving potential on both a business and personal level. There was something for everyone and his interaction with delegates was much appreciated."

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- ECA

Dell

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The feedback has been fantastic. You managed to be both entertaining and highly relevant - no mean achievement given we had around 45 nationalities represented!

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- Dell

Accenture

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"We have quarterly events and the majority of the feedback has been that Roger is the best speaker we have had!"

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- Accenture

Royal Bank of Scotland

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"Many, many thanks for all your hard work. The content and delivery of your address was just wonderful and, yes, I heard it seven times. It was every bit as good at the end as it was at the beginning"

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- Royal Bank of Scotland

Comet

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"Thanks for your wonderfully inspirational speech, I know from speaking to many of our team afterwards that your message really connected with them and they are really focussed as we move towards our 'golden' quarter"

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- Comet

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