Jamil Qureshi motivational keynote speaker
Jamil Qureshi motivational keynote speaker

Jamil Qureshi

Top performance coach

Speaker Themes

  • The psychology of peak performance
  • The psychology of leadership
  • Teamwork
  • How to drive swift and lasting change

Travels from

London, UK


Jamil Qureshi is one of today’s foremost practitioners of performance enhancing psychology and is an expert in high performing teams.

Jamil has enjoyed working with a rich diversity of the most talented business and sports people and teams in the world, helping six individuals get to World Number 1.

In 2006, he was appointed as the first-ever official psychologist to work with the European Ryder Cup team by captain Ian Woosnam. They made history, winning by a record-equalling margin. He has since worked with 5 Ryder Cup captains.

Jamil has worked with 22 golfers inside the top 50 in the world, including two world number one’s.

Ranked among the most influential figures in British sport in 2009 by GQ Magazine, Jamil was voted in the top 100 coaches in the world by The Daily Mirror in 2023.

He has worked successfully with three English Premiership football clubs, and currently works with a number of players in the Premiership from teams such as Liverpool FC, Manchester Utd and Manchester City.

He has worked with two Formula 1 racing drivers and the 2009 England Ashes winning cricketers.

In business and industry, Jamil worked with business leaders and companies in over 24 different countries last year alone, helping teams to fulfil their potential by developing and delivering change and performance programmes. 

He has designed and delivered leadership programmes at board level for Coca Cola, Hewlett Packard, Emirates Airlines, Cisco, GSK, and worked across Lloyds Banking Group on their award winning ‘Journey to World Class’ programme.

During Covid, Jamil worked extensively with global leadership teams at a number of companies, such as SAS, LLoyds Banking Group, GSK, Janssen, NHS England, and Protiviti to help them make the conversion to leading remote and hybrid teams in a changing environment.

For more information about Jamil Qureshi’s speaking topics, avaiability and fees, contact leo@vbqspeakers.com


Jamil Qureshi is a world renowned speaker on the psychology of performance, psychology of leadership, leadership attitudes, improving people, cultural change techniques and team performance. He brilliantly applies his insights to the world of business.


  • He is one of only a few external psychologists ever to be allowed to study astronauts on the 2008 NASA Space Programme.
  • Jamil has talked to an audience that included two former US presidents at the K Club in Ireland.
  • He was chosen as the supporting speaker to Tony Robbins at his Dublin event.
  • Jamil demonstrated his versatility when he spoke at NASDAQ in New York, sharing a stage with General Peter Pace, Joint Chief of Staff, the highest ranking military officer in the whole of the US armed forces, the and next day did stand up in front of a celebrity audience at the Groucho Club!
  • He once spoke in six countries in two days!


“Genuinely funny, provocative, and engaging! Jamil knows how to captivate a room with rich content and expert delivery. It is not often, you see someone you immediately want to re-book for next year!”
— Unilever Ventures

“Love the concept of Ownership! As an idea it will resonate with any leader driving change. Inspirational! Thank you so much!” — Standard Life

“Simply brilliant!” — Coca Cola Enterprises

“Jamil genuinely knows how to get results!” — New York Knicks

“A truly captivating speaker who is genuinely inspiring” — Sony Corporation

“What a way to start a conference! Jamil is clearly a genuine expert in the area of changing mindsets in the workplace. Rarely does a speaker make such an impact, and we are already have plans to implement the Astonishment Day!” — Hasbro Europe

“A valuable and inspirational team member” — Sam Allardyce, Premiership Football Manager

“Clever and incisive, it is the practical take-aways which has led to this presentation being so well received! Jamil Qureshi is a speaker that gives the audience some real & relevant learnings that can (and will!) be used immediately.” — Bayer Plc

“Fabulous speaker! What a hit. We couldn’t have asked for more. Great plenary speech, his masterclass had the best feedback we’ve recorded for a break-out. We will be working with him again.” — Boots Plc

“Jamil truly knows how to get the most out of people. He is a genuine expert in his field.” — Ian Woosnam European Ryder Cup Team 2006

“A first-rate and hugely talented performance coach.” — Michael Owen, England Football

“Jamil can help anyone on their journey to greater success!” — Graeme Swann, England Cricket

“Brilliant speaker & hugely talented communicator!” — IBM EMEA

“A speaker of immense skill! Informative & tremendously entertaining.” — Honda

“A massive hit. A masterful balance of humour & rich content.” — Emirates Airlines

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