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Date: Friday October 16 2015
Location: City Golf, 40 Coleman St, London EC2R 5EH
12:00 Drinks, lunch and ‘Nearest to the pin’ and ‘Longest drive’ competitions
12:45 Presentations

Julia Hartley-Brewer
Sam Torrance OBE
Gary LeBoff
13:50 Prize giving
14:00 Event ends
Dress code: Business attire


BNY Mellon Brilliant

As lead sponsors, of the BNY Mellon Boat Races, our role is to support the Oxford and Cambridge Crews and enhance the build-up leading up to one of sport's most iconic events.

The Brilliant website is a celebration of teamwork, dedication, skill, determination and hard work; all elements which make the BNY Mellon Boat Races one of the world's leading events. Brilliant focuses on the extraordinary achievements of the athletes and explores the close links between the drive required for sport and the same level of commitment necessary for business. Brilliant also shows how we can apply the lessons of elite sport to different parts of our own lives and in doing so, push us to achieve our very best. To learn more about what makes the mind of a top athlete work and how they continually strive to be better, listen to the thoughts of five-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Steve Redgrave, four time champion Sir Matthew Pinsent and others.

Once you have had a chance to look at the Brilliant site, The Boat Races will become so much more than an annual spectacle; they will become an inspiration.

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The Think Brilliant series is a celebration of the synergy between business and sport. During these events, you will have a unique opportunity to meet and learn from some of the UK's most successful sports and business personalities.

Our next topic is “From the dressing room to the boardroom”. Here, we examine what shapes the core of a champion and look at the mental grit that echoes between preparing for a game on the pitch or a pitch in the boardroom.

BNY Mellon would be delighted if you would join us to hear from pro golfer Sam Torrance and pro sport & business coach Gary LeBoff as they discuss the fibre and threads that knit the kit of a champion.

Join us for drinks and play our nearest to the pin and longest drive competitions. Golf themed prizes for the winners!

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Sam Torrance OBE

Sam Torrance OBE is a Scottish professional golfer and sports commentator. He was one of the leading players on the European Tour from the mid-1970s to the late 1990s, with 21 Tour wins. Torrance was a member of European Ryder Cup teams on eight occasions, from 1981 to 1995 consecutively; he was on Cup-winning teams in 1985, 1987, 1989, and 1995. He was the winning non-playing captain of the European Ryder Cup team in 2002. Torrance was honoured with the MBE (1996) and OBE (2003), for his outstanding contributions to golf.

Gary LeBoff

Gary Leboff is a unique figure in the world of coaching, applying the psychological skills of international sport to the business arena. Building upon his record with Premiership footballers and top-level golfers, Gary has adapted sports-related strategies to the demands of corporate team building and motivation.

Penelope Hone
Marketing Executive, Events
Tel: +44 (0)20 7163 4118
Mobile: +44 (0)7817 428 402
Elaine Lawrie
Marketing Event Manager
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