John Amaechi

Psychologist, Consultant & Former Professional Basketball Player

Man In The Middle

Man In The Middle

The Promises Of Giants: How You Can Fill The Leadership Void

The Promises Of Giants: How You Can Fill The Leadership Void

How to hire John Amaechi

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about John Amaechi for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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When he's at corporate events, John is known to cover the following topics:

  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Peak performance
  • Workplace culture, communication and cohesion
  • Corporate responsibility
  • 2021 - Published The Promises of Giants 
  • 2011 - Awarded an OBE 
  • 2009 - Appeared as a judge on The Speaker
  • 2008 - Appeared as a mentor on TV show Shirts and Skins 
  • 2008 - Published Man in the Middle 
  • 2007 - Awarded an Honorary Degree by Manchester Metropolitan University 
  • 2007 - Became the first NBA player to speak publicly about being gay 
  • 2006 - Won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games representing England 
  • 1996 - Won the FIBA Intercontinental Cup playing for Panathinaikos 
  • 1995 - Became the first undrafted player to start their debut game in the NBA 
  • 1995 - Signed for the Cleveland Cavaliers 
  • Two time Academic All-American selection 
  • Owner of the Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics basketball teams
  • Senior Fellow at the Centre for Emotional Literacy and Personal Development at the University of Central Lancashire
  • Member of the British Psychological Society 
  • Member of the American Psychological Association