For over 25 years, Paul McVeigh has been an elite performer in two of the most competitive industries on the planet; elite sport and performance psychology.
As a Premier League and International football player for Tottenham Hotspur, Norwich City and Northern Ireland, Paul competed with and against the best players in the world on a daily basis which has shaped his understanding of his methodology of high performance. As a world-renowned expert in elite performance, Paul’s credibility comes from his unique combination of reaching the pinnacle of elite sport as well as being the first Premier League footballer to qualify with a Master’s Degree in Psychology.
Paul specialises in implementing the mental tools required to elevate the performance of leaders and teams from organisations across the world; especially financial services, technology, and the professional services industry. He has recently worked with PWC, Grant Thornton, Aviva, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Nat West, Microsoft, Cisco and many more.
The insights that Paul shares are even more applicable today in our remote and virtual workplaces, which help empower individuals to understand that our mindset and thinking habits unlock the required behaviours that are necessary for elite performance.
Paul shares his psychological framework from growing up in war torn Belfast, Ireland alongside the strategies he implemented performing under the intense scrutiny of 75,000 fans across the world. He is also an established broadcaster on TV and radio with BBC, Sky Sports, BT Sport and is a published author of the ironically entitled book ‘The Stupid Footballer is Dead’.
The insights Paul shared as a Sport Psychologist for two Premier League clubs, Crystal Palace and Norwich City, he has helped a number of players compete in, what is considered, the most prestigious and ruthless sports league in the world.