Mike Forde is a pioneer in elite sports, a leading speaker on performance development and a trusted advisor to businesses and athletes across the globe.
He has worked within some of the most prestigious sports leagues in both Europe and the US, including the NHL, MLB, NBA, and NFL. His background has seen him develop game-changing methodology and management amongst world class talent using new practices pioneered for leading teams around the globe.
He, together with Carlo Ancelotti, is a co-author of “Quiet Leadership”, a book focused on football management and style. He is also an advisor on team management, performance, and talent management to many sports teams, including the Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia Eagles, and Atlanta Falcons. His focus is on building a performance model for sustained success.
Mike Forde has the ability to transfer the lessons he has learned on high-performance culture and talent management and transfer them flawlessly into the business environment. His experience in the world of sports has given him insights into the psychological aspects surrounding sports, talent management, high performance, recruitment, and performance analysis, and linking them to that of big business.
His list of accomplishments include that of Football Operations Director and Executive Club Director for Chelsea FC, performance director of Bolton Wanderers Football Club, a non-executive director of the Lawn Tennis Association and Wimbledon, advisor for different global sports including International Cricket, Formula 1, San Antonio Spurs NBA basketball team, and the International Rugby Union. He also sits on the boards, as a non-executive member, of two private equity funds that specialize in sport, entertainment, and leisure.
Mike Forde travels from North America to Europe for conference speaking. If you would like to enquire or book Mike Forde contact PROMOTIVATE™ Speakers Agency Europe on +44 (0)2078711829