Belonging, On and Off the Pitch

September 19, 2023

Belonging, On and Off the Pitch

22 November 2023
Long Room, Lord's Cricket Ground

Join Behind Every Kick for our 2023 fundraising dinner with guest speaker, Performance Coach and Author, Owen Eastwood, exploring the theme of belonging, on and off the pitch.

Tickets: £100 - Tables of 10 £900
Dress code: Smart Attire/Jacket & Tie


Owen Eastwood
Owen works with leaders, organisations and teams on developing a competitive advantage through their performance environment and their leadership capability.

Owen is currently retained by:
• Accenture
• Sister (film studio)
• the England mens football team (2016-present)
• London based private equity firm Freshstream
• and is a non-executive director of Harlequins Rugby Club in London

Owen regularly speaks, as well as presents and facilitates workshops, to a wide range of corporate leadership teams across the world. Owen’s first book, Belonging, was released in May 2021. It debuted in the Amazon Top 40 and has been no.1 ranked on Amazon for both Business Coaching and Business Management books.

Previously, Owen has worked with:
• Investec bank – coaching their senior executive leadership team (and 1-on-1 coaching with the head of corporate banking)
• the British Olympic team 2020
• the Command Group of NATO (2011-12)
• South Africa cricket team (2010-2019)
• City Football Group / Manchester City (2015)
• Scotland Rugby team (2013-15)
• retained by UK Sport periodically to undertake culture reviews of various British Olympic programmes
• Royal Ballet School (London) – undertaking a review of the school’s performance culture

Prior to his coaching career, Owen was an employment and sports lawyer and Partner in the London law firm of Lewis Silkin. During his legal career Owen had sabbaticals with Barclays Capital and Saatchi & Saatchi.

Owen is a New Zealander (of Maori, English and Irish descent). He completed his LLB and BA (Political Studies) degrees at Otago University and his LLM (first class hons) at Auckland University. Owen qualified as a solicitor in both NZ and the UK. He has been resident in the UK since 1997 other than a recent 2 year working holiday in New Zealand with his young family. He is now based in Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds with his wife Elizabeth, son Tom (14) and daughter Livvy (9).