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Fran Millar

Fran Millar

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Fran is Head of Winning Behaviours & Business Operations and one of the founding members of Team Sky

Summary:

As a founding Member of Team Sky, Fran Millar is Head of Winning Behaviours and Head of all Operations. Basically she leads everything that occurs at Team Sky with the exception of the athletes actually riding the bike. Fran was listed in Management Todays Top Women under 35 to watch out for 2 years running until over the qualifying age and at the time commenting that she’d achieved beyond her wildest dreams.

Biography:

At the age of 15 Fran Millar became engrossed with cycling and instead of going to University like many of her friends she went travelling for a year. When she returned Fran spent some time temping before she worked her way up at a digital printing company. Fran’s brother professional cyclist David Millar won the yellow jersey in the Tour de France in 2000 and it was then that Fran and her friend set up a business to manage David. Their consultancy, known as Face Partnership grew very fast and by 2006 they began to manage other talents as well sports events.

It was in 2007 that Fran was approached by Dave Brailsford, the Performance Director of the British cycling team to help him set up a pro British cycling team which Fran was eager to accept. The first step was finding some investment and it just so happened that Sky was on the hunt for a sports team.

From this Team Sky was born and from its successes has had a remarkable influence on British cycling, Millar has made cycling trendy.

Listed in Management Todays Top Women under 35 to watch out for 2 years running until over the qualifying age and at the time commenting that she’d achieved beyond her wildest dreams.

Fran is a charismatic and engaging keynote speaker who can deliver to the highest level of senior leadership through to all management levels.

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Testimonials:

Fran delivered the brief perfectly. A great mix of examples and content that engaged the audience. Videos and slides were great. Fran pitched the slot perfectly. I was slightly nervous that non-cycling fans might not engage with the content, but this nervousness was mis-placed. She was funny, engaging and had great content. She delivered a great slot that engagement cycling and non-cycling fans alike.

RBS

Fran put the message across very effectively using some great examples and strong theory. Fran was engaging and used some very down to earth descriptions which the whole audience could relate to.

Nominet

Fran was a huge hit with the audience. Her passion for her subject coupled with a very natural and humble delivery style was very well received. She is probably the most engaging speaker we have ever had speak to this senior audience.

Whitbread PLC

Fran Millar is an eloquent, energetic, informed and very polished speaker, whose presentation style was very well received by our audience of senior professionals. Her knowledge of her subject is unquestionable and the impact of her session had a lasting effect.

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