International Team Performance

Mark S Powell


Seasoned leadership & performance consultant with a unique mix of experience –19 years living and working across Asia; Corporate sector senior roles in Banking & Hospitality; Entrepreneur having started 4 businesses in 3 countries; I have particular skills in helping senior business leaders and their team to identify keys performance shifts required, and then undertake the changes to behaviour and mindset to bring about much improved outcomes, I work across cultures.

I can help you with

Building High Performing Teams, Leading Cross-Cultural Organisations, Leading Virtual & Diverse Teams, Re-Setting Team Purpose & Strategy, Accelerating On-Boarding of New Leaders, Overcoming Behavioural Barriers to Success, Transforming Careers, Leading Inclusive Teams, Developing “Minority” Leaders


For the past 15 years, Mark has led and grown his own coaching and talent business across Asia. He is typically asked to work alongside a team to improve their strategic execution, or to coach a senior leader who needs to expand his / her capacity for greater change, or to facilitate a diverse group of stakeholders in gaining momentum around a new shared purpose or vision. 

He brings an international perspective and has worked with over 350 leaders and 30 executive teams across 15 countries. His clients have come from a range of industries including Banking; Food & Alcohol; Financial Services; Hospitality; Manufacturing; NFP; Nutrition; Oil and Gas; Pharmaceutical; Professional Services; and Technology. He holds a strong commitment to true diversity and its power to create high performing teams and sustainable organisations.

Mark has taken on and succeeded in multiple careers. He had 20 years of experience in Financial Services leading newly formed business units and re-generating existing businesses through innovative product initiatives and consultative selling. 

These included leadership roles in business banking, debt markets, and funds management for both Citibank and Macquarie Bank in Australia. He also took ownership of a niche financial services publication and revived it before selling it on. After time in seed capital, he launched another start-up business that he operated and on sold. 

Over the past 15 years, Mark has founded and led his own Professional Services businesses in both Hong Kong & Singapore focusing on assisting senior executives and their teams to rise to their challenges and become the best they can be.  He also had a stint of Global Head of Resourcing for an international hotel group in Singapore.

Mark is a former International rugby referee; and maintains a keen interest in optimal performance. This includes a personal mindfulness practice

YEars of Experience

35 years


Sydney, Australia

Countries worked IN

Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Phillipines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam


Banking, Food & Beverage, Financial Services, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Not-for-profit, Nutrition, Oil & Gas, Pharma, Professional Services, Technology



Consultation per Hr

AU$ 275/hr
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