Paul Marks MD
Paul Marks is a business owner, entrepreneur, and ultra-runner with over 25 years’ experience in international business and leadership. Over the last 15 years, Paul has facilitated retreats and delivered leadership and team development programs to thousands of professionals from more than 55 countries around the globe.
Recognising the immediate need to up-skill leaders and teams to meet the demands of the 21st century, Paul strives to design and deliver update, interactive, and engaging programs that offer insight, knowledge, and practical application in the workplace.
Paul is a firm believer in an evidence-based approach to learning and development. With a passion for neuroscience and other social sciences, Paul strives to connect the dots between science and practical strategies that bring results to the workplace.
In 2021, Paul coauthored the white-paper and e-book, The Enlightened Leader. The purpose of this research was to help leaders recognise and understand the traits and qualities necessary to effectively navigate the leadership challenges of the 21st Century. The white-paper is a result of insights and contributions from 2000 leaders and employees from 28 countries around the world. Based upon the findings from the research, Paul and Jeremy Blain developed a range of brand-new leadership masterclasses and programs that are relevant and pertinent to leaders today and the decade ahead.
When it comes to workshops, keynotes and retreats, Paul is well-known for his high levels of contagious optimism and energy. He is able to create safe learning environments where participants can open up, share their opinions and connect with each other at a meaningful level.
Other than his experience, Paul has a list of qualifications, credentials, and certifications from institutions and universities such as Saïd Business School – Oxford University, The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) – Kings College London, and Sheffield Hallam University. He is also credentialed to administer a range of psychometric assessments and tools.
Paul strives to make the world a better place by inspiring and shaping caring, authentic leaders for the future.
Along with his extensive experience, Paul also holds an extensive list of professional qualifications and accreditations.
- Professional Certified Coach (PCC) – International Coach Federation
- Certified Brain-based Coach (BBC) from the Institute of NeuroLeadership
- Certified Life, Career and Executive Coach – Goal Imagery Institute
- Certified NLP Master Practitioner and coach
- Certified Professional Coach and Mentor (CCMP)
- Certified Globe Smart Practitioner
- Certified Lego Serious Play Facilitator
- Certified MBTI practitioner
- Certified Hogan practitioner
- Master Degree in Linguistics