Mike Forde is recognised as one of the World’s leading authorities on Elite Talent and High Performance.
Between 2007 and 2013, Mike Forde was employed as Director of Football Operations & Executive Club Director for Chelsea Football Club.
Mike oversaw all areas of performance and team operations relating to the 1st team.
In this period Chelsea won the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, Premier League title and three FA Cups. The most successful era in the club’s history.
Now based in New York, Mike Forde is recognised as a leading figure in the EPL, European Soccer and Elite US Team Sport for creating ‘game changing’ methodologies around management of world class, multi-cultural talent.
His work in pioneering new practices in the elite sports world have become a benchmark for leading teams across the globe.
He currently advises on Building High Performance Cultures and Talent Management across a variety of Global Sports and teams including:
- The San Antonio Spurs
Where he has assisted them in building a performance model for sustained success.
- Real Madrid FC
Consulting with them on Corporate Knowledge Capture.
- Team Sky Cycling
Working with the Tour de France winners and Sir Dave Brailsford.
Mike Forde holds a BSc Sport Science from Liverpool John Moores University and an MSc Psychology & Sport from San Diego State University.
Mike Forde – Keynote Speaker:
As a keynote speaker, Mike Forde draws on his experience in Leadership, Building High Performance Teams and Talent Management to give inspirational speeches and workshops.
- Creating a High Performance Environment.
- Strategies and Mindsets for becoming a High Achiever.
- The Role of Talent in Creating a Powerful Organisation.