World number one snooker player, Mark Selby is a sports speaker from Leicester known as one of the most impressive players in the contemporary industry. Not just a talent with the cue, Mark has made a name for himself as one of the most sought after snooker speakers working on the after dinner speaker circuit. As a professional speaker, he attends all manner of events sharing his insider knowledge of the game and his specialist tips and tricks on how to improve.
Embarking on his career at a young age Mark Selby has gone on to win a number of high profile tournaments and prestigious awards. Taking part in his first professional tour aged just sixteen, Mark Selby has since claimed the prizes of three Master’s Tournaments, two UK Championships and three World Championships. With an impressive trophy cabinet, gained through patient and tough play, and a bubbly personality, Mark has garnered fans worldwide.
As one of only six players in the world to win all of snooker’s prestigious Triple Crown events twice over and he has already achieved more than six hundred century breaks in his career, Mark shows no signs of stepping back from the limelight. Proving his dominance in the sport, Mark has faced a number of the world’s most famous snooker players during his lifetime, including four-time World Champion John Higgins in 2007.
Outside his work as a snooker player and after dinner speaker Mark Selby is known to enjoy playing darts, competing against and beating former world number one Eric Bristow in 2007. Mark also takes part in competitive eight ball tournaments and won the WEPF World Eight-ball Championship in 2006. Though he continues to work as a professional player Mark Selby has also established himself as a specialist sports speaker appearing at corporate and private events as well as playing at charity functions. Nicknamed of “The Jester From Leicester” - the cheeky name alludes to his personality both as a player and as a snooker speaker; effortlessly entertaining and witty Mark Selby is always a hit with snooker enthusiasts.