We are delighted to welcome Steve Ingham, Director and Performance Scientist at Supporting Champions, to the Shard on 9th March to speak in our Business Leader Series. Steve will share his knowledge, experience and leadership insights.
Join us for an evening with this passionate and inspiring speaker and enjoy a networking reception while enjoying magnificent views over the City of London.
Steve Ingham, BSc, PhD, HPSA, FBASES
Who is Steve?
Dr Steve Ingham is one of the UK’s leading figures in sport and one of the world’s leading performance scientists. He is steeped in high performance and has been integral to the development of Britain into an Olympic superpower. He has provided support to over 1000 athletes, of which over 200 have achieved World or Olympic medal success, including some of the world’s greatest athletes such as Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent. Steve has coached Kelly Sotherton's running for heptathlon and to 4x400m Olympic medal winning success.
Steve has gained high performance insight working at the British Olympic Association from 1998 to 2004, where he was Senior Sports Physiologist and Sports Science Manager; and at the English Institute of Sport, from 2004 to 2016, where he was Head of Physiology and latterly the Director of Science and Technical Development, leading a team of 200 scientists in support of Team GB and Paralympics GB. Ingham is Director and founder of the Supporting Champions performance consultancy. He holds a BSc, PhD and is a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences.
Steve is author of the best selling ‘How to Support a Champion: The art of applying science to the elite athlete’, discussing and inspiring the importance of learning and adapting to reach our maximum potential.
17:45 Doors open: Networking over drinks and light snacks
18:15 Presentation begins, followed by Q&A
This Business Leader event will run after the Operational Behaviour module and Exec MBA students who are attending the module do not need to sign up for the event.
Other MBA students, alumni and their guests are also welcome to join us, but you will need register in advance.
NB: These events are filmed by Warwick Business School for academic purposes.