Lydia Greenway & Tony Brooks

'What Sport & Psychology Can Teach Business'

The keynote speech from Lydia Greenway and Tony Brooks draws on the methods, experience and research of Positive Psychology and Tony’s extensive experience working with organisational leaders and employees. This is coupled with Lydia’s extensive experience in the sporting world, during a career spanning 13 years with 225 appearances for England. Lydia is a recently retired International cricketer, representing England during a career spanning 13 years as one of the most capped players to play for England.

Having made her debut in 2003 against Australia, Lydia remained a permanent fixture in the England team. Rated by many as the best fielder in the world and named the finisher in her batting role, Lydia played an integral part in winning both the One Day (Australia) and T20 (Lords) ICC World Cups in 2009. Lydia is also a 4 times Ashes winner having been at the crease for the first Ashes win after 42 years! Her personal performances with the bat in 2011 saw her named as England’s player of the year along with being shortlisted as the ICC World Player of the Year for the second year running.

Tony has over 20 years’ experience as a business leader, followed by 10 years growing his own company. He has trained and coached 100s of leaders and teams, with a proven track record of significantly raising their performance, delivering sustained profitable growth and positive company cultures. Tony has a MSc in Psychology, was a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016 (Chamber of Commerce) and is the author of PI Leadership – 7 steps to peak performance leadership.

To book Lydia and Tony as the motivational speakers for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Lydia and Tony are known to cover the following topics:

  • Practical Ways To Ensure You Work At Your Optimal Performance Levels
  • How To Lead To Get Real Results
  • Creating A Compelling Direction and Achieving Goals
  • Methods To Create High performing and World Cup Winning Teams
  • Building an Identity That Drives Positive Behaviours and Relationships

See what people had to say about Lydia and Tony, when they appeared at corporate events:

“The talk exceeded even my own high expectations. It flowed beautifully, weaving together the scientific evidence with behind the scenes sporting insight, both speakers had the audience fully engaged and attentive throughout. Lots of really useful and practical takeaways that we can apply, effortlessly squeezed into 45 minutes. If you are looking to book inspiring and original speakers then look no further be sure to book Tony and Lydia!” – Paul, PR Wilson Media

“Tony Brook and Lydia Greenway delivered a fascinating presentation for the Positive Networking group in Peterborough called “What Psychology and Sport Can Teach Business”. Although the two presenters came from different backgrounds with quite contrasting experiences, they both came up with a number of relevant principles which can be very effectively applied to business. Tony and Lydia spoke with authority and enabled our members and guests to take away a number of thoughts to apply in their businesses the following day. Without exception, all delegates reported that they had learned something and enjoyed themselves as well. This was a very imaginative pairing of two professionals with tales to tell” – Mike, Positive Networking

“I really enjoyed the joint presentation by Tony & Lydia. Each are experts within their own fields and it was interesting to see how each set of skills, particularly those applied to top level sport, can be used with businesses. Of particular interest was the role of the coaches and how these skills can be applied by leaders within businesses” – Martin, Jackson JMR Financial

“loved the speakers double act and how much of what they spoke about, evening in the sporting world, is transferable to running a business and succeeding in our careers” – Hayley, Travel Counsellors

“Tony and Lydia complimented each other and the presentation was engaging and informative. They were able to quickly involve the group with live examples and get the key messages across. This training would be suitable for any Individual/Company looking to drive and focus on leadership” – Dawn, Face2Face HR