Gérard Houllier OBE

Head of Global Soccer for Red Bull & Former UK Football Manager

Gérard Houllier OBE is a highly respected French football manager. Most famously, he has managed Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool, Olympique Lyonnais, and Aston Villa, as well as the French National Team. Gérard is Head of Global Football for Red Bull.

"There are those who say maybe I should forget about football. Maybe I should forget about breathing". Gérard Houllier

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  • Ingredients for Success
  • Modern Management
  • Team Management and Building a High Performance Team
  • Winning Leadership


Gérard presents in French and English.

How he presents

An excellent speaker, Gérard has contributed to conferences and events all around Europe talking with authority about his experience in the high pressure of coaching high level football teams.

In Detail

Gérard has taken roles as Head of Global Football for Red Bull and is also in charge of Austrian team FC Red Bull Salzburg, as well as Germany's RB Leipzig and the New York Red Bulls in the United States. He also works with Red Bull Brazil and the Red Bull Ghana academies to offer his unrivalled expertise to young footballers. In the past, Gérard has been in charge of sides including RC Lens and Liverpool, the latter of which he led to glory in the FA Cup, League Cup and UEFA Cup in 2001, and also the likes of Paris Saint Germain. With Olympique Lyonnais he led the side to two French titles. Gérard also took charge of the French national side and was assistant manager in the World Cup in 1998. Gérard has also worked with UEFA and FIFA as part of their technical committee.


Gérard will show how teamwork and man-management are the keys to successful organisation.



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