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Mark is an inspirational conference and keynote speaker on leadership and teamwork from Hampshire in the UK.

Since 2002 he has shared his highly motivational multi-media account of leading a team to success in the prestigious ‘BT Global Challenge’ to audiences worldwide - and to universal applause.

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Known as the ‘world’s toughest yacht race’, it’s a 32000 mile, multi-stage event that traverses the worlds’ oceans against the spin of the earth. Staged over 10 gruelling months, it’s contested by 12 teams with identical equipment and budgets. It’s also a race that anyone can take part in, the crews being all amateurs, 70% having never sailed before. And with just one professional skipper on each team of 18 to pull it all togethe...

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“Absolutely the definitive speaker on leadership and teamwork”

- Sanofi Aventis

"Just to say thank you again. You completely surpassed my expectations! Everyone was very engaged. The day was hugely thought-provoking and a really interesting
way to get people thinking about what really matters in Leadership so a huge huge thank you."

- Zurich Insurance

"Just a note to say thank you so much for the series of presentations you did for the Mitchells and Butler conference – outstanding feedback back to back across 5 days – no mean feet! Well done, ‘best they’ve ever had’ was the feedback from the top"

- Event booker

"Just wanted to drop you a line to say how much I enjoyed your session this week. It ticked all the boxes of being a truly inspirational story with powerful key messages, highly visual and impacting, just the right pace and you created an environment highly conducive to learning.

I will always remember your story and the lessons I’ve taken from it"

- Conference Organiser

“A truly inspirational speaker who provides transferable messages for all industries and walks of life. Highly recommended!”

- Andreas Hinkler

“Wonderful session. It was amazing how Mark talked about his experience and the messages he sent to us can be applied from day 1 with our teams. A lot of lessons learnt in less than 90 minutes.”

- Lorraine MIldner

“Mark gave us a new perspective on what we do every day. Leadership must be implemented differently in every situation. A great hour with many new insights”

- Jose Luis Jimenez Aisa

“Mark was invited to give the Key Note Address for the annual Total Exploration Leadership Seminar. The presentation proved to be the highlight of the event with Mark's energetic and engaging story telling aligning so well with our organization's leadership program. While the session itself lasted for 90 minutes, many of the participants provided feedback afterwards that they could have listened for an hour more! Thanks Mark for providing this memorable moment.”

- Celeste Gibbens

“Very engaging and great delivery. It was very interesting to discuss leadership in a different context (sailing), and be able to apply it to our own scenarios.”

- Jane Perry

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