Mark is an executive coach, facilitator and mediator with proven expertise in creating higher performing leaders and teams.
His extensive “real world” experience prior to forming Balanced Curve – as a lawyer, retail operations manager, franchising manager, marketing director and CEO – provides him with valuable insights into the challenges that leaders face.
Mark has a solutions-focused approach to coaching and believes in his clients’ inherent potential to grow and develop. He has coached individuals from entry-level managers to executive directors and partners and facilitated numerous workshops to create higher-performing teams and organisations in both the private and public sectors.
His qualifications include a combined Arts (Psychology)/Law Degree from the University of NSW, Master of Laws from the University of Pennsylvania, and Master of Management from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
He is a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation and is certified in Hogan Profiling, Leadership Circle 360, Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory, Kantor’s Structural Dynamics Behaviour Profile, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Team Diagnostic Survey, Entrepreneurial Mindedness Profile, and Facet5 Personality Profile.
A Subject Matter Expert on Managing Workplace Conflict, Mark is on the Advisory Board for the Mediation Training Institute at Eckerd College, USA and is a mediator for the Office of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman.
Mark’s personal mantra as a coach is to “Listen, explore, respectfully challenge, and navigate action.”