A highly successful, long and varied “fast track” career in Lloyds Bank, led him to very senior management at an early age. He was then “head hunted” to join a merchant bank at main board director level. He now has over 40 years of experience in the UK banking and financial services sector.
The time management skills course trainer has been a freelance soft skills training consultant since retiring and is currently an external Master Trainer at both HSBC and the Bank of China, where he has delivered soft skills training on a wide range of topics. At HSBC he helped screen and assess both prospective and existing trainers for soft skills capabilities and has delivered train the trainer programmes. At Bank of China he has designed and delivered successfully a comprehensive presentation skills as well as a negotiation skills programme.
Mark has created and delivered soft skills training to a vast range of clients, from global giants to small firms and partnerships. He is an accomplished global trainer and has delivered extensive programmes in the UK, USA, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Mark is a highly adaptive, hands-on and highly sought-after facilitator who always receives excellent feedback from delegates. He is comfortable training at any level of seniority and experience, from “black belts” to novices. In addition to his soft skills specialism, his expertise includes but is not limited to Risk Management, Trade Finance, Regulatory Compliance, FCC & AML and all aspects of Corporate, Private & Retail Banking.