Mark Durn

Business Coach, Sales Trainer, and Keynote Speaker

Welcome to the world of transformative coaching and impactful speaking with Mark Durn.

About Mark

Mark Durn, an accomplished entrepreneur, business coach, sales trainer, and keynote speaker, brings over 25 years of diverse experience in propelling businesses to unprecedented heights. With a proven track record of steering multiple ventures from inception to million-pound turnovers, Mark’s journey epitomizes a relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation.


Mark embarked on his professional odyssey in the financial epicenter, working for NatWest Bank in the City. It was here that he cultivated his prowess in communication and sales, recognizing their universal applicability across industries. Venturing beyond banking, Mark immersed himself in various roles, including esteemed positions at renowned companies like Land Rover. Each endeavor enriched his expertise, endowing him with invaluable insights into the intricacies of business operations and management.


Mark’s multifaceted expertise encompasses business coaching, sales training, and keynote speaking. He leverages his rich and varied background to empower businesses at every stage of their evolution. Whether nurturing startups, optimizing operational efficiencies, or propelling existing enterprises to greater heights, Mark’s strategic guidance and hands-on approach consistently yield tangible results. His mastery of communication and sales strategy forms the cornerstone of his coaching philosophy, empowering clients to unlock their full potential and achieve sustainable growth.

Personal Touch

Beyond his professional pursuits, Mark is a devoted family man who treasures moments spent with his young children and beloved family dog. This grounded approach permeates his coaching style, fostering authentic connections and cultivating a supportive environment for personal and professional development.


At The Next Step Academy, Mark is on a mission to empower entrepreneurs and business leaders with the knowledge, tools, and confidence they need to navigate the complexities of the modern business landscape. Through personalized coaching sessions, transformative sales training programs, and inspiring keynote addresses, Mark endeavors to ignite a passion for innovation and drive transformative change in the business world.


Mark Durn’s journey from the corridors of finance to the forefront of entrepreneurial success exemplifies resilience, adaptability, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. As a trusted advisor, mentor, sales trainer, and keynote speaker, Mark continues to shape the future of business leadership, one transformative interaction at a time, at The Next Step Academy.

Get in Touch

Mark is available for coaching, keynote speaking, and sales training sessions. To learn more or to schedule a session, you can reach him at:

Mark looks forward to partnering with you on your journey towards personal and business excellence