Rory Underwood MBE
England International Rugby Player, Entertaining After Dinner Speaker and Awards Host
Rory is probably best known for his international rugby career. Not only for scoring a record 49 tries for England (85 caps, 1984-1996) but also for winning 6 caps for the British Lions touring Australia (1989) and New Zealand (1993). Additionally, Rory played first class rugby at Leicester Tigers for an unbelievable 14 years. He was awarded the MBE in 1992 for his services to rugby.
Throughout this record-breaking rugby career Rory amassed 18 years flying as a pilot in the Royal Air Force. He was responsible for introducing Crew Resources Management (CRM) training into the RAF, thereby developing a culture where personnel look at how teamwork and decision making is effected in time limited stressful situations.
Rory has a specific interest and expertise in the areas of effective communication and high performance leadership within teams. His experience and insight gained through his stellar rugby and RAF career has allowed him to bring a different perspective into the performance of business teams.
He is a Licensed Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), an experienced facilitator, psychometric profiler and performance coach.
To hire Rory Underwood as your Rugby after dinner speaker or top table guest for your next event please “enquire now” or call us on 01522 508355
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