Nicknamed ‘ET fingers’ for his ability to grip the rugby ball with one-hand during games, Jonathan Joseph is a professional rugby union player who has represented England at international level and Bath Rugby in the English Premiership. Jonathan played a crucial role within the England 2019 Rugby World Cup squad as a result of his hard efforts him and the English squad reached the final against South Africa on Saturday 2nd November.
2012 saw Jonathan nominated for the Land Rover Discovery of the Season award following his breakthrough season for London Irish in 2012-11 where he played thirteen Premiership games and scored five tries. He went on to play one more season for London Irish before leaving on forty-four appearances and thirteen tries.
Due to injuries held by Barrit and Tuilagi, Jonathan started for England in the 2015 Six Nations tournament where he scored three tries in the opening two matches against Wales then Italy. His excellent form in the game against Italy saw him named Man of the Match.
Jonathan brought some incredible performance to the 2014/15 season in both club and country games and on May 14th 2015 it was announced that he had won the Rugby Players’ Association Players Player of the Year. To top off this great achievement he was also awarded England player of the Year. Jonathan’s success only continued as 2016 saw him named the highest try scorer out of all of England’s players due to scoring eight tries which included a hat-trick against Italy during England’s grand slam at the 2016 Six Nations.
The widely recognised rugby star is available to book as a rugby speaker, the perfect addition to award ceremonies and sporting functions, whether as an event host or after dinner speaker. With a wealth of experience succeeding in the fast paced game, Jonathan can offer a range of insights into what it takes to succeed including the mental and physical attributes. He also has a range of interesting and often humorous stories from his career on and off the pitch.
To book Jonathan Joseph for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.
When at corporate events, Jonathan is known to cover the following topics:
- Sports & Rugby
- Drive & Determination
- Leadership & Peak Performance
- Overcoming Adversity
- Dealing With Pressure