Military leader prepares for battle at Leaders in Performance

Major General Andy Salmon, one of the most respected figures in the UK military, has confirmed he will be providing an exclusive insight into how the Royal Marines develop a winning culture, prepare for battle and manage pressure for a specially invited audience of 350 of the world’s leading sports coaches at Leaders in Performance, Chelsea FC, 10th and 11th October 2012.

As Commandant General of the Royal Marines, the UK’s elite commando units, Salmon was called upon by the British armed forces to lead the mission to provide security and stability in the troubled Basra region of Southern Iraq in 2009. He has been credited with turning around an impossible situation through his leadership skills and is set to share his stories and insights with the key people involved in achieving sporting excellence – elite coaches, managers, sporting directors, technical directors, performance directors.
Major General Salmon is joining an illustrious list of former speakers at the Leaders in Performance conference that has included Arsene Wenger, Manager, Arsenal FC; Billy Beane, General Manager, Oakland A’s; Kevin Roberts, CEO, Saatchi and Saatchi; Matthew Syed, Author, Bounce; Johan Bruyneel, Sporting Director, Team Radio Shack; Gerard Houllier, Manager, Aston Villa FC; Mark Cavendish, World Champion Cyclist.

Leaders in Performance is a closed-doors, senior summit for the global figures leading the delivery of sporting excellence. It has a strict vetting procedure for attendees and sells out every year. Delegates wishing to apply for a pass to attend are encouraged to do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. To register for the event or to learn more about Leaders in Performance please contact one of the team on +44 (0) 207 042 8666 or email

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