Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss captained England to their first Ashes series win in Australia for 24 years, becoming one of only 3 Captains EVER to successfully lead England to Ashes victories home and away.

Andrew Strauss stepped down as England Cricket Captain in August 2012 having played 100 Tests matches for England. He captained the side on 50 occasions and retired from the game as one of England’s most successful captains of all time.

A sporting legend, in 2009 Strauss was nominated for ‘BBC Sports Personality of the Year’, and was granted the ‘Freedom of the City of London’!

Strauss’s Career

Andrew Strauss finished his career in the top 10 leading run scorers for England in Tests, having passed 7,000 runs – hitting 21 hundreds in the process. During his career, Andrew was also capped 127 times in the ODI team.

Andrew is the consummate professional and despite his late arrival on the international scene (following time working in the City) he made the best of his talent in order to become one of the very best international opening batsmen during his career – in 2009 he was the leading international run scorer worldwide. With 21 Test centuries to his name Andrew finishes his career the joint second highest century maker in English history.

Why Book Strauss?

His leadership qualities and mature and personable character means that he is able to work with and entertain Corporates, Brands and Customers alike. He is able to deliver the intended message to the very highest standard and attract a high level of interest from Clients and the Media alike.

A family man with two children, Andrew is an ideal brand ambassador for a Company which by having an association with the England captain can only benefit from such an alliance.

Andrew’s desire is to have 2 or 3 key long-term relationships only so he is able to focus on and personalise the individual association with each of the organisations he works alongside.

Following his retirement, Andrew worked for Sky Sports, The Sunday Times and was also Director of Cricket at the ECB.

Andrew has worked with Metlife, a worldwide provider of insurance and financial services. He is a brand ambassador for Gray Nicolls who are leading specialists in cricket equipment supply, Austin Reed’s ‘Q Club’ and the Jaguar Sports Academy, which aims to support young sporting stars through their Academy set up.

Strauss has also published 4 books, with publishers Hodder & Stoughton.

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