Olympian and Respected Performance and People Development Speaker
Mark Richardson is a former world-class athlete who enjoyed success at an Olympic and World Championship level and is now a leading speaker on Management and People Development.
Known to most as an Olympian, Mark won a silver medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and gold at the Athens 1997 World Championship both in the 4x400m relay.
Since his retirement, Mark became a Partner at Lane4, one of the UK’s leading Management and People Development Consultancies. He has over a decade of experience working with Boards, Senior Management Teams & Senior Leaders across a variety of industries and sectors within both the private and public sector.
In 2022 he left Lane4 and became a Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry (a global organisational consulting firm).
Mark has expertise in People Change, Leadership, Developing Teams, Personal Resilience, Human Performance and is an accredited Performance Coach. As a consultant Mark draws on psychological principles to help create engagement, learning, behaviour shift and inspiration.
Mark Richardson is an accomplished and sought-after speaker & conference facilitator. Most recently Mark was the lead facilitator of two groundbreaking leadership summits working with the Top 50 leaders from the most significant police force in the UK to help shift the leadership culture.
Mark has expertise in
• People Change
• Developing Teams
• Personal Resilience
• Human Performance
Mark is an accredited Performance Coach, and as a consultant, Mark draws on
psychological principles to help create engagement, learning, behaviour shift and inspiration.
Mark is enthusiastic, innovative and a great communicator. He is a pleasure to deal with and great fun too.
— Head of Brand – Parcelforce
I have had countless staff come to me in the last couple of days specifically to comment on Mark’scntribution to our key stage 4 awards evening. His message was perfectly pitched and served to motivate and encourage everyone present.
— Headteacher Frogmore Community College