Jamil Qureshi

Jamil Qureshi

Performance Psychologist

Synopsis

Jamil is an internationally acclaimed performance coach who specialises in maximising the talent of individuals and teams. He’s helped sportspeople like David Coulthard and Darren Clarke enhance their performance and has helped six sportspeople to reach number one rankings in their fields. Believing that in order to do differently we must first think differently, Jamil considers how to create mindsets and attitudes that truly drive performance in business and sport, and how to challenge beliefs and shift perceptions.

Biography

Jamil Qureshi is one of the foremost practitioners of performance-enhancing psychology and an expert in high-performing teams. His knowledge of optimising human potential comes from experience of working with some of the world’s top individuals and teams in sport and business.

Appointed by captain Ian Woosnam as the first official team psychologist to work with the European Ryder Cup team, Jamil helped the players work together and perform under pressure. They went on to win by a record-equalling margin. Jamil later worked with over twenty of the world’s top players including Colin Montgomerie, Darren Clarke, Paul Casey, Sergio Garcia and former world number one Lee Westwood.

Established as one of the leading and most influential figures in British sports coaching, Jamil also went on to work with three Premier League clubs, F1 teams, and the 2009 Ashes-winning England cricket team. He’s worked with a host of top players in a range of sports, and helped six get to world number one rankings in their fields.

Away from sport Jamil has worked with some of the world’s biggest and most complex organisations to deliver change, leadership and performance programmes. As well as working with military and medical teams, he’s led programmes all over the world for Coca Cola, Hewlett Packard, Lloyds Banking Group, Emirates Airlines, and Serco. He is also one of only a handful of external psychologists to have worked with NASA astronauts.

The author of the acclaimed The Mind Coach, Jamil is a recognised leader in all aspects of the psychology of performance and leadership, leadership attitudes, improving people, cultural change and team performance. Through understanding the human psyche he is able to motivate, inspire, and energise any team or group. In his entertaining, energetic presentations, Jamil shares with audiences practical insights into the psychology of attaining high performance as an individual or team.

As well as business and talent performance, Jamil worked with Derren Brown for two years and was a professional magician for a number of years specialising in 'mind magic' and 'psychological illusion'.

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