Richard Stokes, Global Chief Development Officer, Maxus

Services: Creating Pitch Leaders, Winning Pitches
“We worked with Mark, Camilla and the JFDI team on a training initiative recently. Essentially to help us improve the already high standard of pitching we conduct as a global agency network. So we were looking for new ways of working, tools and inspiration. We got this and plenty more.…

James Turner, Media & Planning Director, the7stars

Services: Creating Pitch Leaders, Winning Pitches
“This was one the best and most worthwhile days of training I've been on. Mark was a great facilitator, allowing us to determine the flow and direction of the day, whilst still keeping us on track with the main objectives. He has a wealth of knowledge to share and it's…

Kate Brundle, Business Development & Marketing Director, Livity

Services: Winning Pitches
"JFDI’s Pitch Leadership Skills day really focuses your mind on some of the areas of pitching that might be forgotten in the heat of the pitch, but really make the difference between winning and losing. There is a good balance between “teaching” moments, interactive moments and “sharing” moments with other…

Matt Isaacs, CEO, Essence Digital

Services: Winning Pitches
"Essence has been on an extraordinary journey over the last few years taking billings from £7.8m in 2007/8 to over £170m in 2011/12. We have come a long way since JFDI agreed to run a series of workshops with our Executive team in a musty and smoky upstairs room of…

Simon Bateman, Founder, Social Disrupt

Services: Winning Pitches
Having attended Marks pitch skills day I can honestly say it was the best investment. Learning first hand how to approach a pitch and avoid the common mistakes 99% of agencies fall into has given me a new direction and confidence to carve out a niche for us in a…

Vicky Bullen, CEO, Coley Porter Bell

Services: Creating Pitch Leaders, Winning Pitches
"The jfdi team have just run a 'Bitesize' series of pitch training modules for us - 6 in total. Excellent content, engaging style and a great way to get my fuller senior team all on the same page in terms of pitching. The advice is practical, and there is an…

Martin Nieri, CEO, Partners Andrews Aldridge

Services: Refining The Pitch Process, Winning Pitches
"Really enjoyed our recent Pitch to Win Academy with Mark. Pitching is like a muscle that is constantly used but every now and then needs a total workout in order to bring you to back to full fitness! We learned a lot of new things throughout the Programme, as well…

Mark Mullooly, Business Development Director, Aesop

Services: Refining The Pitch Process, Winning Pitches
"We knew we were as good as most agencies at pitching when we approached jfdi but we also believed we could improve. Guided and inspired by a jfdi Pitch To Win Academy, we managed to turn an average 30% conversion rate into a plus 60% win rate. And we believe…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…