Rebecca Romero MBE


Rebecca Romero MBE is a British rower and former world champion who has also established herself as a sports speaker for high profile water-sports, corporate and private events. An Olympic silver medallist for rowing Rebecca has also competed in a number of cycling competitions and was awarded an MBE for her services to sport and work as an Olympic speaker.

Straddling both cycling and rowing with equal aptitude, Rebecca has been a member of some of the most impressive rowing and cycling teams to come out of the UK in the last ten years; along with her fellow Olympic speaker Katherine Grainger MBE Rebecca garnered a gold in the 2005 World Championships and, taking part in the individual pursuit gained another gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.

A persistent knee injury has seen Rebecca put her professional sporting career on the backburner, however she remains active in the sports industry working as an Olympic speaker, sporting performance consultant and motivational sports speaker. Rebecca Romero MBE is available for hire as an Olympic speaker for sports education events, corporate functions and private parties, her versatile and successful career make her suitable for a variety of forums whilst her charming and enigmatic personality will engage with any audience.

To book Rebecca Romero MBE as the sports speaker 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, Rebecca is known to cover the following topics:

  • Sporting Success
  • Sporting Versatility
  • The Olympics
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Olympic Watersports

“We all thought Rebecca did a good job; the tools she used were familiar to us as a business and I thought the stories were engaging & relevant. The wrap up she did was excellent and really captured the topic of the day. All in all,  a really good booking.” – Make It Cheaper