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Matt Dawson MBE

Matt Dawson MBE was a scrum half and a key part of the England rugby team that won the 2003 World Cup. One of England’s most capped players of all time, he’s now as well known for his media appearances from A Question of Sport to Masterchef.

Since his retirement, Matt has developed two parallel careers: in media and in business. In business, Matt balances two jobs; working with commercial property company The Instant Group, and with facilities management giants Sodexo.

Working in these areas has given him an insight into businesses, how they run, the expectations of clients, how to deal with everyday challenges. Matt will combine lessons learnt from the pitch and dressing room and combines them with his commercial knowledge, to deliver an entertaining evening.