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Jason Roberts MBE is a former professional footballer and founder of the Jason Roberts Foundation, which aims to provide a range of sporting opportunities for children and young people in the UK and Grenada. Jason is also a media pundit on BBC's Match of the Day, Football Focus and the BBC Radio 5 6-0-6 programme where he talks about all things football, and is also active within the football industry, where he is one of 14 ex-footballers to have qualified as boardroom directors via the On Board initiative - a scheme aimed at getting more ethnic minorities in key positions at football clubs.
"Footballer tuned Philanthropist"
Jason Roberts started his football playing career at Hayes in 1996, before undertaking a career in the professional ranks with Wolves, Torquay, Bristol Rovers, West Bromwich Albion, Portsmouth, Wigan and Reading. He also represented Grenada at international level. His 17-year-long career ended at Reading, where a hip injury forced him to retire in 2014. Jason scored 142 goals in 452 league matches in England, and in 2009 was awarded an MBE for Services to Sport.
What he offers you
Jason offers audiences advice on what it takes to becoming an achiever in any chosen field through looking at lessons we can learn from sport for business. Having experienced promotion 4 times he is able to demonstrate and is passionate about the importance of teamwork and self-belief. He engages the audience through an interactive presentation using footage highlighting personal moments in his football career to bring alive his message.
How he presents
Sportsman and media personality, Jason's inspirational and high energy presentations are guaranteed to leave audiences feeling energised and ready to achieve their ambitions.
He presents in English.
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