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Leadership: On the pitch and in the Boardroom with David Sole OBE



A networking and business event by Causeway: Ireland Scotland Business Exchange, in partnership with AM Bid, and sponsored by Johnston Carmichael.

At the forthcoming Causeway event at Murrayfield Stadium on Tuesday 3rd March 2020, David Sole OBE will be sharing his expertise on building winning teams, both on the pitch and in the boardroom, with a focus on the transferable skills and learnings for business leaders.

In this 30th anniversary year of the famous 1990 Grand Slam winning Scotland rugby team captained by David, he will also discuss the 2020 six nations tournament, with particular focus on Scotland and Ireland’s recent performances and forthcoming fixtures. There will also be time for an audience Q&A with David before the event closes. 

Chairman of AM Bid and former Scottish international rugby player David Sole OBE will be keynote speaker on the evening. David won 44 caps for Scotland and 3 caps for the British & Irish Lions. He captained Scotland 25 times, leading them to the 1990 Grand Slam and the Semi Final of the Rugby World Cup in 1991. David is now Managing Partner of School for CEOs, a leading executive coaching business. 

Whether you are a full-time business leader, a member of a team or an entrepreneur you are invited and encouraged to attend this informative event. Not only will you gain valuable insight from an expert in leadership, it will also offer you the opportunity to network and meet new business contacts.

This event is in very high demand so please register now to avoid disappointment.


David Sole OBE


David Michael Barclay Sole OBE is a former Scottish rugby union player. He made his Scotland debut in 1986 against France and went on to win 44 caps at prop between 1986 and 1992, with a record 25 as captain. He was also the first choice loosehead prop with the victorious British Lions in Australia in 1989. David has extensive experience of working with Boards both as an Executive Coach and also as a facilitator. David has Chaired committees of the Prince’s Trust Action and the Board of Governors of Cargilfield School. He was appointed to be one of the first external trustees of the HBOS Foundation. He was a Board Member of sport scotland for eight years, Chairing the Remuneration Committee and serving on the Audit Committee. He was also a Board Member of Quality Meat Scotland and a Non-Executive Director of the Kilchoman Distillery Company. He was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of AM Bid in 2017 and joined the Board of Trustees at Worldwide Cancer Research in 2018.

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Leadership: On the pitch and in the Boardroom with David Sole OBE

Murrayfield Stadium

Date & Time

Tue, 03 March 2020

18:00 - 20:00


Centenary Suite
Murrayfield Stadium
EH12 5PJ
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