Will Greenwood MBE


An English Rugby legend, Will Greenwood MBE was an elemental figure for Leicester Tigers, Harlequins as well as the England national squad. Playing mainly in the centres, Will was a hugely consistent and reliable character in the side, achieving peak performance and ensuring his side worked as a unit. A pre-eminent rugby speaker, Greenwood stresses the importance of teamwork and strategy when approaching tasks in sport, personal and business environments. Equally adept as a motivational speaker, Will has the ability to inspire and compel audience members to ensure they realise ambitions and achieve their own goals.

Moving to Leicester Tigers in 1996, Will soon became a prominent figure in the new era of professional premiership rugby. After being selected by former Tigers centre Sir Clive Woodward for the England rugby squad, Greenwood established a partnership with Jeremy Guscott that proved to be a formidable duo against some of the greatest national sides in the world. Will also formed alliances with centres Mike Tindall MBE and Mike Catt for the 2003 World Cup, finishing the competition as a World Champions as well as a joint top scorer with five tries. Will translates the emotions and preparation faced for this incredible achievement during talks as a rugby speaker.

Will moved to Harlequins in 2000 and gained the award of Try Of The Year for his incredible efforts during Quins defeat of Brive in 2001. Greenwood went on to play for the club until his announcement of retirement in 2006. Will had played 82 for the side, scoring 135 points in the process. In an ideal personality to establish an underlying theme to an event or conference, Will has delivered the goods as a keynote speaker on multiple occasions, providing the perfect platform for an informative and entertaining function.

Following on from his retirement in 2006, Will has become a regular commentator for Sky Sports and also regularly appears on School of Hard Knocks. Throughout the 2007 Rugby World Cup, he offered his analysis to ITV and also wrote commentary for The Daily Telegraph. With a highly-regarded position in rugby, Greenwood was selected to join the panel of the 2019 World Rugby Women’s 15s Player of the Year Award.

One of the most sought after motivational speakers and sports speakers, Will Greenwood ensures that he leaves audiences are left compelled with his invaluable advice and anecdotal tales of his time as an elite sportsman. Equally at home acting as an event host, Will makes sure everything runs on time and to plan whilst engaging with guests at every opportunity.

To book Will Greenwood for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When at corporate events, Will is known to cover the following topics:

  • Rugby Speaker & Sports Speaker
  • Keynote Speaker & Leadership
  • Motivation, Attitude and Confidence
  • Trust & Teamwork
  • Responsibility & Belief

“The event was a great success and we have received excellent feedback from our attendees. We could not have achieved our objectives without your considered time, knowledge and input both before and during the event.”

“Will was excellent. One of the best I’ve heard! Many thanks”.
Craig – General Manager – Neston Cricket Club