Chris Robshaw is a Harlequins rugby player and former Captain of the England rugby squad
Robshaw started playing rugby aged seven at Warlingham RFC. His rugby prowess flourished while playing at Cumnor House School and then Millfield.
While at school, Robshaw played for the England Schools side in 2004.
As a result, he went on to play for the England U21 Squad competing in the U21 Six Nations and World Championship.
In 2006, Robshaw made his debut for the Harlequins First XV, and his Premiership debut in the 2007-8 season.
Shortly after his debut, Chris became an integral member of the Harlequins team, and by the 2010-11 season was captain. In the 2011-12 season, Chris led Harlequins to their historic first premiership title.
Also, during the same season, Robshaw won the Aviva Premiership Player of the Year Award.
In addition to his club success, Robshaw has enjoyed significant triumphs on the international stage.
In 2008 he was part of a winning England Saxons team in the Churchill Cup. Following his promotion to the full international team in 2009, he Captained the squad for the 2012 Six Nations.
In his first season at the helm of England, he led the team to a record 38-21 victory over the All Blacks, who were ranked number one in the world.
Chris Robshaw captained England 42 times, a record in the professional era, overtaking Martin Johnson’s England total.
As Captain, Chris led the side to 25 wins before the leadership passed to Dylan Hartley.
Praised for workmanship throughout his career, Robshaw’s humility and work ethic have earned him praise from players and pundits around the world.
Alongside his rugby career, Robshaw has worked with many Charities including NSPCC, Made by Dyslexia, Teenage Cancer Trust and Canine Partners.
As an entrepreneur, Chris has set up his own corporate events company, as well as boutique coffee shops – Josie’s, with locations in Bishop’s Waltham, Winchester and Petersfield.
He has also been the face of and works with many brands including Dress 2 Kill and Nike.
Chris Robshaw – Keynote Speaker
Whether it’s the sporting world or business environment, the principles associated with building high-performing teams are the same.
As a former England Rugby Captain, Chris Robshaw speaks passionately around the topics of leadership and teamwork.