While operating at the centre of this fascinating sports business, Mark has worked directly with the world’s top drivers and team owners including, Senna, Mansell, Schumacher and Coulthard, giving him a privileged understanding of what it takes to be a world class competitor. A unique opportunity offers Mark teaming up with David Coulthard, former F1 Driver, to duet in bespoke high-octane Q&A sessions framing clients business messages and objectives, offering their sharp business insights all set against a background of exhilarating visuals.
- High Performance Teamwork
- Safety and Risk Management
- Change Management
- How a data-driven environment such as Formula One encourages continuous improvement
What he offers
How he presents
With a relaxed, anecdotal and humorous style, Mark gives businesses and organisations a rare insight into what it takes to build winning teams and compete for success at world level.
With three decades experience in international motorsport, including senior roles with the Jordan and Red Bull Racing Formula One™ teams as well as running Cosworth’s F1 Business unit, Mark has worked with many of the sports leading figures and developed a unique insight into the way they operate. He has also developed a wide range of business interests in the sport, including creating a championship winning racing team. He is Managing Director of CMS Motor Sport; Founder and Co-owner of Status Grand Prix which he founded in 2005, representing Ireland in the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport, which his team won outright in 2009. Starting out as an F1 journalist and broadcaster he went on to become a media consultant for major sponsors. He is a regular motor racing industry contributor to Sky News, AJ Jazeera News, BBC Radio, CNN, Channel 4 news.
Mark joined Eddie Jordan’s fledgling F1 team for its debut season in 1991, returning to the team in 1995 where he became head of marketing and was on the team’s management board during its most successful years. Joining Jaguar Racing in 2004 Mark remained with the team during its transition into Red Bull Racing before leaving to establish his own racing team, Status Grand Prix, which today competes in GP2 and Gp3. In 2009 he took over the running of the world famous Cosworth F1 engine business, re-establishing the British company as a leading supplier to one third of the F1 teams in 2010.
- The Business of Winning – Strategic Success from the Formula One Track to the Boardroom (2014)
- Grand Prix – The Last 25 Years (1991)
“Mark’s presentation was tailored to fit our business and conference theme, the delivery was professional, highly motivating and extremely interesting for our large international audience. Mark received excellent feedback from all delegates.”
“Mark brought the glitz of Formula 1™ racing right back to the basics of business and the fundamental role powerful teamwork, at all levels, plays in an enterprise’s success. A compelling, insightful and inspiring story for all personnel in any organisation!”
“Mark Gallagher was really an inspiration. He is a fantastic speaker with great examples from F1 which also offered additional value for our work. It was just ‘spot-on and motivating’.”
“Thank you for your wonderful presentation. Your insights on the team work and motivation were truly exceptional.”
“We had over 1000 delegates, a record for us, and your presentation was spot on. Audience members were enthralled by your address and this is a true indication of the power of your messages.”
“Everyone thought your presentation was fantastic and personally I thought you were the best storyteller I ever heard!”
Presentation Languages: English