Presentations

Declan Hill has given keynote speeches for a wide range of organizations including: the International Olympic Committee (Lausanne), the Council of Europe (Strasbourg), committees at the European Parliament (Brussels) and the UK parliament (Westminster).

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He has also presented for various private conferences in five continents such as the Lexis-Nexis Global Economic Crime Summit (Hong Kong), International Fraud Investigators Conference (Toronto) and the Australian and New Zealand Sports Lawyers Association (Canberra).

He has also been a visiting scholar and lectured at the Universities of Brock, Western Ontario (Canada), Aarhus (Denmark), Passau (Germany) and Oxford as well as consulting for clients such as the Government of China, the Danish Football Association and the KNVB (Royal Dutch Football Association). Hill is also a regular conference presenter for fellow investigative journalists and academic researchers.
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Hill uses simple language, dramatic examples and humour to explore the following topics:

– Why there is currently a new wave of match-fixing in international sport
– How to better protect sports in your country/league with few resources
– What are the commercial agenda that are driving the debate around fixing.
– Why erotic dancers and match-fixers are similar
– How a good knowledge of Sherlock Holmes can help your company
– How to map your ignorance to do better investigative journalism

– Hill also moderates conferences. He takes pride in keeping them on-time, focused and deeply enjoyable.

“Hill is an impressive public speaker. He can convey complex, challenging ideas into simple, clear terms. He is an excellent teacher and a great motivator.”

Jens Sejer Anderson Play the Game.

“Declan Hill is brilliant, wonderful and an amazing speaker and moderator who lights up our conference in Antigua annually.”

Kem Warner KAW Management Services, St. John’s, Antigua

“The participants leave the stage to polite applause. After nearly two hours of sitting quietly, listening to these people speaking, in a rather detached manner, about fighting an industry that finances slave-trading, drug trafficking and illegal arms trade, Declan Hill takes center-stage by storm. He’s a journalist, probably the world’s foremost expert on match-fixing and corruption in sports. He’s also an amateur boxer, and his movements on stage show that he’s ready for battle.”

Ouriel Daskal Israeli journalist and editor of SoccerIssue

“Dr. Declan Hill is articulate, knowledgeable and very entertaining.”

Karen O’Brien Global Compliance Solutions