Marc Gutreich, Managing Director, Open Outdoor

Services: Inside - Hands On New Business Support
Vanessa did a fantastic job coming into the Open Outdoor business and gaining a strong grasp of how we work and what our offering is. She helped develop existing leads, sought out new ones and served to truly establish where opportunities may lie. She worked with us in developing an…

Zoe Kelleher, Director of Inviqa

Services: Inside - Hands On New Business Support
We brought Camilla & the JFDI team in to bring some fresh thinking and structure to our new business process. In the time we worked together they relentlessly pushed us to really think about what success looked like for us as a business, and then to create our business development…

Sara Cosgrove, European Communications Director DDB

Services: Creating New Business Plans, Filling Pipelines
Camilla’s knowledge of smart new business practices is unrivalled. As a previous delegate on a day course and more recently, the organiser of an online session, I can vouch for the training being delivered with as much passion and dedication, whether in person or remotely. Camilla is great at teaching…

Sarah Hazlehurst, Managing Partner, MKTG

Services: Inside - Hands On New Business Support
We have been working with Camilla and Emma from the JFDI Inside team for several years now. They are hugely committed, engaged and effective at driving new business leads for us. They have an intelligent and strategic approach which has been hugely beneficial to us. I highly recommend them.Sarah Hazlehurst,…

Alex Johnson, Senior New Business Manager, Born Social

Services: Filling Pipelines
"I had a great 1:1 coaching session with Mark @jfdi via Zoom last week whilst working from home. It was really useful to talk through New Business strategy and approach with someone hugely specialised but also objective. I came away with lots of inspiration, having uncovered together some opportunities that…

Hannah March, Head of New Business, Engine

Services: Filling Pipelines
"I have just had a Zoom remote training session with Mark at jfdi on ‘Feeding the New Business Pipeline’ and it was genuinely the most helpful and practical information I have received. Mark’s experience and knowledge is invaluable to New Business professionals and his teaching style is friendly and enjoyable.…

Alison Bennett, UK Business Development Director, Dunnhumby

Services: Creating Pitch Leaders, Winning Pitches
"I attended 'Leading Pitch Winning Teams' with Mark @ jfdi and it was an information-packed morning. Mark's sessions are engaging and he flexes the agenda to reflect the group’s needs. His vast experience means he really understands what the client is thinking throughout the pitch process from earliest contact through…

Sonia Dandy-Bee - Business Unit Director, Avvio Reply

Services: Growing Existing Client Business, Spotting And Converting Growth Opportunites
"Recently attended Mark's half-day skills session on Grow with Your Clients and found it really useful. A succinct overview, providing me with some genuinely useful outline methods and practical tools that could be put into practice immediately. Would recommend for people who are relatively new to business development"

Laura Wood - Business Development Lead, Southpaw

Services: Growing Existing Client Business, Spotting And Converting Growth Opportunites
"JFDI came to Southpaw to give a group of us in Client Service the Client Growth Academy. With new business 5x more likely to be sourced from existing clients, learning how to approach your Clients without sounding 'salesy' is an essential skill to master. I can honestly say this course…

Ash Clark, New Business Manager, JKR

Services: Creating New Business Plans, Filling Pipelines
I took part in the JFDI Feeding the New Business Pipeline seminar led by Mark and found the session really helpful as a gauge against what we’re already doing right and what we can improve on in our new business activities on a tactical and strategic level. The tips, rationales…

Finn Lynch, Director, Blackbridge Communications

Services: Winning Pitches
"I recently attended a pitch presentation course run by Mark at JFDI. The event was one of the most engaging and instructive events of this nature that I've attended. Mark pushed the theory but ensured the course was practical enough to have relevance for any level of presenter. In a…

Simon Harwood, Head of Strategy, the7stars

Services: Creating Pitch Leaders, Winning Pitches
"Mark from jfdi ran a fantastic piece of Pitch Leadership training for our team on winning new business. His knowledge, acumen and engagement with the team were second to none. We left feeling inspired to put all we had learned into practice straight away, with a fresh understanding of what…

Alex Keogh, Digital Strategy, the7stars

Services: Creating Pitch Leaders, Winning Pitches
I attended jfdi’s Pitch Leadership Academy run for the7stars pitch leaders. Mark’s provided the best training I think I've ever had. The amount of in depth analysis he crammed into a day is astounding and I feel infinitely better equipped to get into the brains of prospective clients and nail…

Chris Gilfoy, Strategy Director, the7stars

Services: Creating Pitch Leaders, Winning Pitches
Really enjoyed JFDI's Pitch Leadership training and got a lot out of it. I've been leading and supporting pitches for years, but there was so much that was totally new to me, so I'd recommend it regardless of your level of experience.

Iain Swan, Strategy Director, Bright

Services: Auditing new business performance, Filling Pipelines
"I was thrilled with the New Business Healthcheck. Before investing in this I'd found all other new business advice to be either a bit wishy washy or simply just unrealistic. But working with Camilla helped us break down exactly what worked best for us and why, all based on where…

Julie Giddens-Davies, Group Managing Director, Farraday

Services: Creating New Business Plans, Filling Pipelines
“This was a fast-paced session with Camilla brimming with insider tips and know-how. It gave me a fresh perspective - not only on how to manage the new business process, but also how best to work with procurement. It was certainly valuable time spent out of the office that left…

Tom Poynter, CEO, Southpaw

Services: Inside - Hands On New Business Support
"We had tried lots of growth methods over the years from lead generation to events to speed dates. They all underperformed. So we went right back to the basics and JFDI led us through that process brilliantly. Workshops around different approaches to new business, helping us find our new business…

James Mellor, Senior Development Account Director, Bluechip

Services: Creating New Business Plans, Filling Pipelines
"Janine led a recent JFDI session around agency marketing skills which focused on building agency reputation in order to generate and build new business leads. I found the delivery of the session engaging and insightful, with Janine’s obvious passion, knowledge and experience around all things new business coming to the…