Celebrity available for hire, based in Victoria
Damian Brown is an inspiring personality with outstanding sporting success; representing Australia in Weightlifting, at 3 Olympic Games and 4 Commonwealth Games (winning 4 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze medals); and competing in twelve consecutive World Championships (a World Record). Damian was also honoured as the Australian Team Flag Bearer for the Opening Ceremony of the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
His remarkable sporting success combined with significant business acumen, corporate savvy and life experiences, is why he is the consummate role model and leader among his peers; Australia’s elite athletes (from 2000 - 2004 he was the Australian Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission Chairman and Executive Board Member).
Damian offers a unique insight into life as an elite athlete combined with significant success out of the sporting arena.
Damian is a Director of Katapult Pty Ltd, his own promotional products company, established in 2003. Other career positions include/d; Manager Program Development Olympic Job Opportunities Program; and General Manager Olympic Communicators; plus, six years as a Secondary School Teacher and Elective Sport Coordinator.
He has completed his Masters Studies and a Post Graduate Diploma, in Sport Business and also a Bachelor of Education in Physical Education.
Damian’s presentation transcends sport and is therefore easily identifiable by his audience. His ability to deliver his messages with humour and modesty draw in and captivate his audiences and leave them enlightened, motivated and inspired.
Damian specialises in Corporate Presentations and School Talks, plus experience with program/project launches, junior and elite athlete groups and as an MC. He has presented to an extensive range of audiences and organisations all over Australia and Overseas.
The frequent re-booking of Damian as a guest presenter is testimony of the quality of his presentations and his professionalism.
“His presentations have received universal acclamation for both their content and the manner of their delivery. Damian has the ability to inform and inspire and his personal appearance and professional approach reflect credit not only to his presentation skills but also on his standing within the sporting community.”
Foster’s Brewing Group
“Damian Brown has been a guest speaker at many of our client and staff events over the past 2-years, including, breakfasts, lunches, and cocktail parties; he can be motivational, inspiring and funny, and always interesting. He has great stories of his personal experiences and involves the listener in all aspects of his sport. Damian’s flexibility to adapt to many situations is impressive.”
Ernst & Young
“Damian has a very easy and natural speaking style. What I like is his capacity to use anecdotes and stories to enrich an integrated theme with its messages. He presents coherently, enthusiastically and with insight. People listen and gain new perspective on life, human relationships and issues through his presentations.”
“Damian not only presents well but is an immediately like-able person who has an instant rapport with children and our youth. Damian not only spoke well but kept the crowd entertained.”