Mark Gallagher

Formula 1 Executive

With almost 30 years’ experience of the Formula One Industry, Mark Gallagher is one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished motorsport speakers. Best known for his role on the senior management team of Jordan Grand Prix, once described by Murray Walker as ‘the most motivated team in Formula One’, Mark made things happen in the team with decisive leadership and promotion of teamwork.

Running Jordan Grand Prix’s marketing for a total of nine years, Mark went on to form part of the management team for Jenson Button before accepting the offer to run both the sponsorship and commercial negotiations for the Jaguar Formula One team before its transformation into Red Bull Racing. A fantastic motivational speaker, Mark understands what is needed to succeed in such a high paced environment as F1, making his advice invaluable for both business and social environments.

With over 20 years’ experience of controlling media for Formula One teams and drivers, Mark has had the privilege of working with some of the legends of the sport, including Ayrton Senna, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher. As an after dinner speaker, Gallagher enjoys delivering anecdotal tales of his time mixing it with elite driving athletes as well as events the cameras may not have caught. A consummate professional as well as an eloquent and articulate motorsport speaker, Mark has over 15 years of public speaking engagements under his belt, talking to conferences, events and private functions.

Mark once again demonstrated his business nous between 2009 and 2011 when he worked with Cosworth to reintroduce them as an engine supplier for Formula One. Supplying power units to Lotus, Marussia and Williams, Gallagher played a significant role in securing Cosworth as a key player in the sport, as well as rejuvenating a legendry motorsport brand. Thanks to Mark’s involvement in the sport, he regularly appears for broadcasters of the sport, including Sky Sports, providing his expert analysis of both on and off track behaviour. Mark is a man of his sport, yet his lessons can be learnt by the corporate world equally as well, ensuring Mark is one of the most popular motorsport speakers on the after dinner speaker circuit.

As both a motivational speaker and motorsports speaker, Mark can tailor his content to make his advice applicable to a client’s brief. An engaging and compelling character, Mark strives to interact with guests during his talks to give a true insight into life in the fast lane.

To book Mark Gallagher as the motorsports speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Mark is known to cover the following topics:

  • Motorsport Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Teamwork, Motivation & Leadership
  • Customer Service: The Client-Centric Organisation
  • Partnerships & Sponsorship
  • Technology & Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Managing Risk & Safety

“Fantastic! What a lovely gentleman to deal with. – The Aspiration Group Travel Ltd