Sir Graham Henry


Sir Graham Henry is a rugby union coach most recognisable for his time spent as the head coach of the New Zealand national side. Currently the assistant coach of Auckland in New Zealand, Henry has coached some of the world’s biggest sides both domestically and internationally. Building an impressive profile as a coach, Henry is an expert in many business and sports related topics such as leadership and teamwork.

Having coached Auckland from 1992 to 1997, Henry returned in 2018 and remains assistant coach. Auckland was his first recognisable coaching role and after impressing with the club, he moved to Blues in 1996. He would stay there for two seasons before receiving a coaching role for Wales. When joining Wales, he became the highest paid rugby union coach in the world. Henry was a highly sought after manager due to his domestic success and was considered one of the best coaches in the world. During his time with Wales, Henry took on the role of coach with the British and Irish Lions and coached them on their tour to Australia in 2001.

His most successful role begun in 2004 when he became the coach of his national side New Zealand. Henry took on the responsibility to coach the world’s most successful rugby nation of all-time and helped bring much success to the side. He coached the All Blacks to only their second-ever Grand Slam victory. In 2005, Henry was named the IRB Coach of the Year, a great achievement and one that was thoroughly deserved. His ability to inspire and guide his team was second to none, as a rugby speaker he aims to do the same, his gripping speeches are bound to inspire his audiences no matter the type of event. He guided the All Blacks to Rugby World Cup glory in 2011 as they won the tournament on home soil. Later that year, Henry won <strong for the fifth time.

Henry’s monumental efforts as a coach have seen him win a number of awards and win a number of trophies. Now spending a lot of his time as a speaker for all types of event or occasion, he can reflect on his sporting success. During his time as a speaker, Henry often discusses peak performance and achieving goals, two topics very closely related to businesses.

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When at corporate events, Henry is known to discuss the following topics:

  • Effective Management
  • Leadership
  • Peak Performance
  • Maximising Success
  • Achieving Goals
  • Teamwork

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