Dean Allen

Motivational Speaker and MC - National
Dean Allen


I was brought up in the West Country of England and was the first person in my family to go to university. Since then I have gone on to teach at leading Universities in South Africa, Australia, Northern Ireland and the UK. I’ve established a reputation as a popular guest lecturer and speaker, and have presented motivational talks and keynote papers around the world.

I attribute much of my success to the cultures and people I have been exposed to during my travels. South Africans in particular have taught me that the power of determination, when channelled correctly, is immensely powerful. I am greatly influenced by one of the greatest statesmen of our time, Nelson Mandela – a true leader who also saw the value of sport in uniting people and healing the past. It is a story that I feel we all can learn from.

“Dr Allen’s talk was of such a high calibre, that we are indeed honoured to have him again as a guest speaker and the pleasure of listening to his enthusiastic and thoroughly entertaining narrative, that flows like a well-written movie script”

I tailor each of my talks to satisfy your event’s theme and messaging and the presentations are always well suited to the audience. I aim to entertain and inspire with an engaging, honest and enthusiastic style of delivery.

Dean is a popular motivational speaker and MC, known for his educational and entertaining style. A selection of speaking topics and themes:

• Sport and empowerment - What disadvantaged communities can teach us
• The business of sport - Have we sold our souls? A look back to when sport was a passion, not a pay cheque
• Teamwork or synergy - Is the discipline of sport changing?
• Sport in business - Embracing effective teamwork by valuing the contribution of others

Widely published in the areas of sports history and sociology I have recently released my new book 'Empire, War and Cricket' to great acclaim.

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