Ollie Phillips – Founder, Optimist Performance
Like many former elite sportsmen and women, Ollie’s speaking is anchored in blood, sweat and tears. The crucial difference is that being a Director at PWC allows him to apply all of these life experiences to the business world.
- Ex-England Rugby captain
- World Sevens Player of the Year
- Second-in-command sailing around the world
- Cycled across America
- Led team up Kilimanjaro in 2018
- Leading team up Everest in 2019
- Guinness World Record-holder
- Director at PWC
- Motivational speaker, mentor & consultant
“It was fascinating learning about the mind set change from one challenge to the next. Having an insight into how Ollie encouraged himself and others through a range of challenges was incredibly motivating“
– Zero Dry time
“We invited Ollie to Guernsey for the Wooden Spoon 6 Nations fundraiser. He was brilliant, our guests loved his stories. We would highly recommend him for both charity and corporate events“
– Things to Do Guernsey
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