Nigel Owens

LGBT Advocate & Current World Record Holder For The Most Test Matches Refereed

Half Time: The Autobiography

Half Time: The Autobiography

Derek And Nigel: Two Heads, One Tale

Derek And Nigel: Two Heads, One Tale

How to hire Nigel Owens

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Nigel Owens 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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Feedback From Virtual Events & Webinars

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigel attended many virtual events, booked as the exciting guest speaker. Read the feedback he has received below.

"It was absolutely brilliant. Loved it! The audience asked loads of questions and the feedback has been so positive" - Jenny, Pursuit Manager, Merkle

"On behalf of all the staff at Gilead, we would like to thank you for such an inspiring webinar today. The messages we have received have been overwhelming. We had just over 200 on the call (some were watching from a large screen in our meeting room). Thank you so much for your time and I wish you all the best in the future" - Donna, HR Business Partner, Gilead

"Yes, in terms of the quality of both speakers, very happy. Nigels speech has gone down well with staff" - Ed, Project Manager, Weston AC

"Please can you extend our thanks to Nigel for today, everyone really enjoyed the session." - Fiona, Merlin Homes

"Wow! Nigel was excellent! Very powerful talking about his experiences we had a lot of nice comments from the delegates, some moved to tears." - Caroline, Admin Officer, Weston College

"I was so impressed that I have asked my Director of Quality to book Nigel for our Academic conference." - Dr. Paul Phillips, Principle & Chief Executive, Weston College

Just wanted to drop a note to say what a fantastic speaker Nigel was yesterday. Unscripted authentic and both our Directors and staff were really inspired yesterday.  He's a great speaker! - Hiral, VOA 

Feedback From In-Person Events

Nigel is also booked as a speaker for a range of in-person events, read his latest feedback below.

"Just a quick note to say that Nigel was fantastic on Monday, delivered two powerful talks and was very kind & friendly - gave us more time than he needed to!" - Chris, Head of HR, IMI Truflo Marine

  • 2007 – Stonewall's Gay Sports Personality of the Year
  • 2015 – Stonewall’s Gay Sports Personality of the Decade
  • 2015 - Received the World Rugby Referee Award
  • 2017 – Made his 150th Professional Refereeing Appearance
  • 2017 –Named on the Leading LGBT Figures Pinc List
  • Host of ‘A Minute to Go’