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Interview with Matt Dawson, MBE: From rugby pitch to boardroom


Eamon Devlin interviews England rugby legend turned successful businessman, Matt Dawson, MBE. We discuss Matt’s transition from England World Cup-winning scrumhalf to strategic advisor to a number of companies including, Sodexo, the management services company, and Instant Group, the real estate business.

Amongst other things, they tackle:

• How are PE firms changing their real estate needs since COVID?

• Matt’s insights into building and leading successful teams.

• What lessons learned from professional sport can (and cannot) be applied to business?

• How to perform at your best under the most pressure.

©  Zoë Devlin 2020/2021

Relevant links:

Matt Dawson's Wikipedia page - Click here

Matt Dawson's Twitter - Click here

MJ Hudson quick read - Current opportunities and trends in real estate investing

MJ Hudson quick read - Real assets in a COVID-19 world

Featured song - RÜFÜS DU SOL - You were right

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  • covid
  • covid-19
  • Matt Dawson
  • performance
  • real estate
  • rugby
  • sport
  • team building
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