Greg Bateman is a current Leicester Tigers player who can play as either a prop or a hooker. Greg is a product of the Harlequins Academy and prior to his move to the Leicester Tigers played for Dorking RFC, London Welsh and Exeter Chiefs. Signing for the Tigers in 2015, Greg scored his first try for the club against Italian side, Treviso in the Champions Cup and has since established as a key member of Leicester Tigers’ Aviva Premiership side. A player very much still in the prime of his career, Greg Bateman also works as a rugby speaker across the nation and is available to hire for any event, dinner or function where he is able to provide a fascinating insight into the mind and life of a current professional.
Away from the pitch, Greg is a fantastic rugby speaker focusing on his career in business. After watching fellow professional’s careers come to an end prematurely due to injury, Greg wanted to ensure that when the day came that he had to hang up his boots he was prepared and able to have a career to support himself and his family. This mature and educated outlook emphasises Bateman’s nature and aid both his personality and composure making him an infectious rugby speaker. As well as this, Greg is extremely passionate about his businesses which is clear to see when he is giving one of his keynote speeches.
After becoming interested in entrepreneurship, Greg decided to go into the property business. Currently part of two innovative schemes, Greg has successfully taken the lessons he has learned from the sporting world into business and provides fantastic motivational speaking to companies. One of the projects Greg is involved in is the Thriving Spaces, an accommodation service based in Leicester who provide luxury apartments. People can stay for short or long periods of time depending on their circumstances with some guest having been known to stay for over a month at a time. Bateman discusses these escapades during his performances as a rugby speaker entwining these tales with those on the rugby pitch while deriving similarities in between the sporting and business world allowing him to resonate with a wide spectrum of audiences.
Greg is also the director of the Huddle Property Group, a company which helps people invest into properties. Having managed businesses and sales campaigns before his rugby days, Greg is in a great position to offer advice and guidance on business issues. Some of the topics that Greg covers in his business speaking include: personal growth, instilling an organisational culture as well as personal improvement. Sustaining two businesses alongside a professional rugby career is no mean feat and this makes Greg a unique business speaker.
Being able to provide a different perspective on the entrepreneurial world, Greg is an engaging and informative after dinner business speaker perfect for all corporate events. An incredibly impressive individual that is thriving and excelling in two contrasting professional worlds, the fantastic Leicester Tigers player, Greg Bateman is available to hire as a rugby speaker for any event, dinner or function where his presence at any occasion is certain to be both fascinating and informative.