Mark Shayler

Innovation and environmental advisor. Author and Public Speaker. Owner at Ape

Moderator for the Opening Industry Conference

Mark works on innovation of products, services and business models; he works on sustainability and company purpose; he helps organisations build a media message. He has saved his clients in excess of £160 million per annum through environmental improvements, has increased sales of products by 8000% by introducing and communicating new business models and has trained over 2000 people. His clients include EE, Nike, Coca-Cola, Seedlip, Unilever, Samsung, John Lewis, Bacardi, Amazon, and hundreds of funky little businesses. He was once the Head of Environment for ASDA. He is a Founding Partner of the reasons to be Cheerful, The Do Lectures, and GreenLab; he is author of three books “Do Disrupt, change the status quo or become it” and “Do Present, how to give a talk and be heard”; and “You Can’t Make Money on a Dead Planet”. He is a coach, workshop facilitator and Qi gong teacher. Mark is also part of the Reasons to be Cheerful team, which he co-founded in 2020.