Richard Hill MBE is a Rugby World Cup Winner.
Born in Surrey, May 1973 and educated at Bishop Wordsworth’s Grammar School in Salisbury.
British & Irish Lions, England and Saracens flanker, Richard Hill was the number one player in the world in his position, in which time he became the heartbeat of the England team.
He was often portrayed as the ‘silent assassin’ at both club and international level.
Richard made his first Saracens appearance in 1993 and made his England debut in the 1997.
He toured South Africa with the British Lions in the summer of 1997, gaining two caps.
Although he missed Saracens’ Tetley’s Bitter Cup victory in 1998 with a back injury, he did lift with the 2003 World Cup with England.
Richard represented his country at every level from Under-16s upwards. Since his debut in 1997’s Calcutta Cup he has won over 70 caps.
Since retiring through injury in 2008, Richard has worked for Saracens and the RFU.
In 2014 he was appointed RFU Player Pathway Liaison Manager where he played an important role with England’s international performance coaches.
Since then Richard’s responsibilities have grown and in Sept 2016 Richard was appointed as England Rugby senior team manager.
He now sits on the England RFU Council, and acts as a consultant helping them to identify, mentor and develop young players both on and off the field.
As a speaker Richard is happy to share expertise and in-depth knowledge on the following areas:
- Leadership – Identifying, mentoring and developing new talent.
- Team Dynamics and Composition – Strength in diversity.
- Motivation, Determination & Overcoming Setbacks.
- Going from Good to Great – Change Management, Maintaining Peak Performance and Working with the Dynamics of your Team.