Mark Jeffries

Mark Jeffries

Former Merrill Lynch stockbroker Mark Jeffries has become a trusted adviser and communications consultant to some of the world's largest and most successful corporations, agencies and partnerships.

Dividing his time between The United States, Canada and Europe, Mark is invited to speak at and facilitate major corporate conventions, conferences and meetings. He is also retained to coach many senior executives, CEOs, MDs, partners and sales teams, from clients across diverse industries and organizations including: Ernst & Young, Motorola, IBM, Cognos, PWC, Freshfields, Microsoft, Bank of America, Royal Bank of Canada, United States Congress, GSK, Astra Zeneca, BAE Systems, and HSBC.


Moderator and Speaker

As an economist, former stockbroker and TV host, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge, personality and experience to the events he speaks at and facilitates.

A true all-rounder, Mark is a ‘unique’ entertaining and experienced ‘MC’, an incisive and knowledgeable facilitator able to quickly master the intricacies of business within any industry. 

Whether in front of internal or client-based audiences, Mark brings together thoughts and ideas and ensures that your people’s message is remembered and your objectives are achieved. 

He is also a popular speaker with a “hugely entertaining” and “immensely practical” keynote presentation entitled “Smart Communication in Tough Times” - How to harness today’s profit opportunities.

When facilitating, Mark will extract some of the most thought-provoking and inspirational elements of that speech to add even more practical value, colour and pace to your event’s running order. 

May 2008 saw the publication of Mark’s first book, “What’s u p w i t h y o u r handshake?” (Amazon No1 Best-seller in the Sales Skills Category.)

It’s a toolbox of innovative communication ideas designed to grow your business success.

Mark appears regularly as an expert guest on NBC’s ‘Today Show’ CNBC, History, BBC News, ITN, Sky News and ‘Oprah and Friends’ (on XM/Sirius).

Keynote Speech

“Smart Communication in Tough Times”

Subjects covered in this practical, invaluable and entertaining presentation include:

•Soft Skills - How to influence others

•The golden rules of networking

•Boardroom etiquette

•Making more powerful and effective presentations and pitches

•How to plant the seed of an idea

•Reading other people

•Techniquette—the etiquette of technology

•Language – the power of words

•How to alter the way others perceive you

•Understanding your image

•The secret messages you really convey