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Paul McVeigh

Paul McVeigh

Paul McVeigh was a professional footballer for nearly 20 years, playing for clubs such as Tottenham Hotspur, Burnley and Norwich City, whilst gaining 40 caps internationally for Northern Ireland. 

Paul McVeigh made over 300 appearances and was a key member of 2 Championship winning teams and rose to the pinnacle of English football.

Since retiring, his transition from athlete to a professional speaker has been a seamless one, Paul is in great demand to deliver speeches throughout the UK to a wide variety of audiences. He has delivered a variety of keynotes, seminars and workshops, regularly receiving outstanding feedback from a variety of audiences.

He has recently finished his studies, which means he’s the first person in history to play in the Premier League and completed an M.Sc. in Sport Psychology.

Paul’s first book is entitled “The Stupid Footballer is Dead”, published by Bloomsbury. Paul has taken the lessons he learned on and off the pitch and applied them to aspects of teamwork and performance that can be adapted to any individual or organisation.

In Paul’s talks he will share some of his experiences and learning about what he believes it takes to cultivate a high performing mind in an ever changing and challenging environment in the corporate world today.

Paul McVeigh recently completed a Keynote Speaking Tour of Asia in September 2019, which included delivering talks in Thailand, Singapore and Hong Kong. These 9 sessions in 11 days were wide ranging from the British Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Business Clubs to International Schools.

Paul has been a keynote Speaker for nearly 10 years now speaking to companies across the world including; PWC, Cisco, Deutsche Bank, Investec, Nat West, Sanlam & many more.

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It was great having Paul here today speaking to us because he underlined something vitally important – yes, our employees will learn technical skills while they work for us, but it is the broader skills which they need to succeed – resilience, tenacity and having real confidence in themselves. Partner, PwC

I thought Paul did an excellent job of making us all evaluate how we motivate ourselves and how important our own personal lives are in achieving success. It was great to have him here today. Senior Investment Director, Investec

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  • Price Range:

    £1,000 - £4,999

    Price based on UK delivery

  • Categories:

    After Dinner, Motivation, Sport

  • Topics:

    Goal Setting, High Performing Teams, Inspirational, Mindset, Overcoming Adversity, Performance, Personal Development, Psychology and Mindset, Q&A, Resilience, Strategy, Teamwork

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