Speakers Profile - Peter Hadfield










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Peter Hadfield has been described as "Australia's greatest all-rounder". He represented Australia at two Olympic Games, won a Commonwealth Games Silver Medal, was the Australian Champion for 10 consecutive years in the Decathlon and was voted NSW Athlete of the Year on four occasions.

He is a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University and has used the techniques he achieved to succeed in sport to foster a successful business career.

He has been a media commentator for radio and television for over 25 years, working at six Olympics and seven Commonwealth Games and he will be the voice of ABC Radio at the upcoming London Olympic Games in 2012.

Peter is also a professional musician and was the sprint trainer for the NRL Premiers, the Penrith Panthers Rugby League team. Peter is currently the President of the Olympians Club of NSW and assists Athletics Australia as a mentor for their up-and-coming junior athletes.

He is the author of the book "How to get Fit While You Watch Television" and creator of a well-being software program "OfficeFit".

He was awarded an OAM in the Australia Day Honours in 2006.

Peter Hadfield has assisted thousands of people to achieve superior performance from organisations including Australia Post, Westpac, Westfield, Samsung, Grace Bros, St George Bank, AON Financial Services, Retireinvest, Shell, Clearview Retirement Solutions, Honda Australia, First National Real Estate, Australian Liquor Stores Association, ASIC, the NSW Institute of Sport, Sydney University, the Fijian Government and the Australian Olympic Council.

He has also worked internationally with many high profile speakers, including Edward de Bono and Dennis Waitley.