Gareth Thomas

Gareth Thomas

Gareth Thomas is not only remembered as one of Wales’ most prominent international rugby stars but also for his influential contributions as an advocate for the LGBT community.  His accomplishments both on and off the pitch have made him an inspiration in various aspects of his personal and professional life.

Gareth is highly sought after as an after-dinner speaker, where he shares his story, discussing his successful rugby career, navigating his identity as a gay man in a predominantly male sport, and overcoming obstacles in life. His talks are known for their humor, honesty, and humility, captivating audiences on any occasion.

To hire Rugby star, Mental Health,  HIV, LGBTQ campaigner Gareth Thomas to speak at your next event contact us at Great British Speakers

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“We all very much appreciated his kindness and honesty in sharing his journey with us. Gareth was a huge hit and we have received nothing but positive feedback about the evening from clients and staff alike.”
Law Client

“Wow, wow, wow !! My favourite so far. Gareth was truly inspirational, made us laugh and cry. We have never had a speaker receive such a long round of applause before. Everyone was talking about it afterwards. Thank you very much for another great speaker, look forward to working with you again very soon.”
Hacker Young

“I thought I would just let you know that our event was a huge success! Gareth was a fantastic speaker and an all-round lovely guy. The feedback from my colleagues was all very positive, one even said that he was the best speaker we have ever had! Now the challenge is to find someone just as good for our November event!”
PGIM Real Estate

“Gareth was amazing yesterday, such a lovely friendly guy, and his talk was extremely emotional and powerful. We have had some fantastic feedback. Please pass on my thanks to Gareth, it was great to have him here taking part in our Pride events for 2019.”
Shop Direct

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