Podcast Episode 10 | Ben Pegna

12 January 2022

Ben Pegna began his career in sport as a rugby player, from playing 7s as part of the England national team to representing Saracens in the 15 man game. Since retiring as a player, Ben has coached at academy level for London Scottish and Wasps and was part of the England 7s management team. Since 2014, Ben has consulted with the WRU, Argentina Rugby, the Bulls and Melbourne Rebels in Super Rugby. In amongst his sports charity work, Ben also worked as a Director at Pacific Islands Player Welfare. Nowadays, Ben focuses on his role as a General Manager in the corporate world, as well as coaching at school and amateur level.

We are excited Ben joined Andrew Trimble for this episode of The Game Week Podcast to discuss Ben’s successful transition from the sporting to the corporate world, which skills are transferrable and why he did it. Listen to learn more about:

  • the Differences in Mindset Between The Sporting World and the Business World
  • his Approach to a Game Week
  • the Key to Pacific Island Team’s success in Super Rugby
  • Leadership & José Mourinho

The Gameweek Podcast

The Game Week Podcast is about taking a deep dive behind the scenes of elite world sport. Each month, former Ulster Rugby player Andrew Trimble invites world-class practitioners to learn about their stories and how they manage their game week with the aim to demystify the secrets behind elite sports performance.

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