Sam Quek Keynote Speaker

  • Key member of the Great Britain field hockey team that won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
  • Earned 125 international caps in a distinguished field hockey career.
  • Established a successful broadcasting career, covering major global sports events.

Sam Quek's Biography

Sam Quek, MBE, is an illustrious former field hockey player and a celebrated sports broadcaster from Liverpool, England. She excels as a keynote speaker on topics such as leadership, overcoming adversity, and teamwork, drawing from her extensive experience in elite sports and broadcasting.

Quek’s sporting career is distinguished by her 125 international caps and her pivotal role in Great Britain’s Olympic victory, which was a defining moment in her career. Her achievements in field hockey include winning European gold in 2016 and competing in the prestigious FIH Hockey World Cup, where she demonstrated her exceptional skill and determination.

Transitioning from athletics to broadcasting, Quek has become a familiar face on British television, contributing to sports coverage on networks like BBC, Sky Sports, and BT Sport. She has hosted major sporting events including the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup, showcasing her versatility and depth of knowledge in sports beyond field hockey. Her engaging presence on shows such as “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” where she finished fourth, has endeared her to a broader audience, expanding her impact from athlete to media personality.

Quek is also an ardent advocate for women in sports, speaking out about gender equality and supporting initiatives that promote women’s sports at all levels. Her efforts extend into writing, where she uses her platform to address critical issues in sports and mentorship.

Sam Quek exemplifies leadership and resilience, making her story particularly compelling for audiences interested in sports, media, and effective advocacy for gender equality. Her ongoing work enriches the dialogue around women’s roles in sports and media.

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Sam Quek's Speaking Topics

  • Leadership and Overcoming Broadcasting

Drawing from her extensive experience in sports, discover how she advocates for gender equality.

  • Sports and Broadcasting

Understand the transition from contributing to sports coverage as an athlete on different networks to becoming a media personality.

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