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Leon Taylor

Olympic silver medalist, author & speaker United Kingdom

High Performance
Work-life balance
Dealing with adversity


A member of the Great Britain diving team for sixteen years, Leon represented TeamGB at three Olympic Games, winning Olympic silver at Athens in 2004.

Leon continues his career in London where he is now an integral part of the BBC Sports Olympic coverage team, a sought-after professional speaker, conference host and workshop facilitator as well as the author of the book ‘Mentor’ which is aimed at organisations wishing to engage and nurture talent through mentoring.  He continues to be a Brand Ambassador for BMW, BT, lululemon Athletica and SSE.

An experienced speaker to a variety of audiences from business leaders to school children, his inspiring and entertaining messages have been enjoyed by thousands of people.

Leon has an infectious passion and enthusiasm as a result he has been asked to speak at a wide range of events covering a range of areas such as Coaching, Mentoring, Change, High performance, Innovation, Mindset and dealing with adversity.

Achieving success at the highest level in such a physically and mentally demanding sport has provided Leon with enough challenges, interesting insights and stories to truly bring his inspirational message to life.

Dedicated to making sure that the content of his presentations is as relevant to his audience as possible, Leon works hard with clients to tailor his speeches to suit the situation.

Key Facts

Countries Performed In

  • 10

Clients Past & Present

  • BMW
  • Grant Thornton
  • London Business Forum
  • lululemon
  • Visa
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Richmond Events

Talk Time Duration

  • 45-60 minutes