Former Leeds Rhinos and England Rugby League legend Jamie Jones-Buchanan has been confirmed as the latest sporting giant on the speaker list of the DIB Business of Sport conference which takes place on Thursday 7th September 2023 at Lancashire County Cricket Clubs Emirates Stadium.

Jones-Buchanan will be in conversation with SEDULO GROUP founder Paul Cheetham, who leads the business advisory firms ‘Be the Standard’ programme for business leaders. Jamie played his entire career with Leeds, winning seven Super League Grand Finals, three World Club challenges, three League Leaders Shields and one Challenge Cup Final with the club. He played for England and Great Britain at international level.

After retiring as a player, he had a spell as coach of the Rhinos, before becoming the clubs first- ever head of culture, diversity, and inclusivity, and he recently took up a role on the board of the Rugby Football League Board. He is the latest big-name sports personality to be added to the impressive list of speakers at the Autumn event.

Among other contributors on the day will be former Man United and England footballer, turned pundit and entrepreneur Gary Neville, the CEO of Women in Football, Yvonne Harrison, Athletics champion and Olympic medal winner Goldie Sayers, Sir Howard Bernstein, one of the architects of the Manchester Commonwealth Games of 2002, and football finance expert, David Murray. The conference is being sponsored by BDP, VSI Executive Education, and Sedulo Group.