Mark has been a professional actor for over 20 years. Since training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, he has performed on stage in the UK and internationally in shows including the Woman In Black. He has appeared in more than 200 audio dramas for the BBC, Audible and Games Workshop, and has lent his voice to numerous audiobooks, corporate films and documentaries for radio and TV.
Alongside his acting work, Mark has been a communications coach since 2007, joining the Body Talk family in 2020. It’s a career that’s given him the opportunity to work with a breadth of clients from around the world, helping them to get the most out of their business interactions.
Mark’s experience as an actor has proven invaluable in his communication skills coaching, including understanding what makes a compelling story and how to use the body and voice to communicate that to an audience, being fully present and listening effectively to fellow actors during a performance and how to deal with opposing views or criticism in a constructive and collaborative way during rehearsals. All are transferable skills which can transform business presentations and interactions.
For many clients presenting can be a terrifying prospect that fills them with dread. By sharing practical tips and techniques in a safe, fun and friendly environment, Mark aims to empower clients to step out of their comfort zone and give them the confidence to explore what they’re really capable of.