Chris Cook

Olympic swimmer and business owner.

  • Olympic & double Commonwealth champion swimmer.
  • Owner of a growing business.
  • Will inspire you to keeps things simple & develop character.

Chris Cook was a 100m swimmer in a 50m pool. He had a very simple job, to swim two lengths as quickly as he could; and once he understood this in the simplest possible terms, he became incredibly effective.

He went on to become British and Commonwealth record holder, double Commonwealth champion, Olympic finalist, European and World championship medalist and the first British swimmer to go under 60 seconds for 100m breaststroke. 

A superbly engaging speaker, Chris will add that ‘something special’ to any business event as he draws out the lessons learnt - and the lessons to learn - when performing in business and in sport.

Sharing anecdotal stories of his time as a Olympian and now as a business owner, Chris delivers his extraordinary journey with humility and his keynote address will leave your audience inspired by the powerful insights into what it takes for teams to perform at the top of their own game. 

Chris works with business’s to ensure that his keynote reflects the challenges and the messages facing business today. His simple approach to facing big life challenges is refreshing and will insight people to take personal action. In Chris’s own words – "Our results are the sum of our daily habits, so make them good ones."

Areas of focus for Chris’s keynote speeches and workshops include: keeping things simple; team and organisational culture; motivation; developing character; personal best; leadership; resilience; commitment; focus and habits.

Chris also often speaks alongside his mentor Simon Hartley.

Event Type:
Away Days/Team Development
Keynote Speakers

Areas of Expertise:
Motivation & Inspiration
Leadership, Performance & People

£1,000 - £2,500 + VAT

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