Mark Selby

The 'Jester From Leicester'

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; embarking on his career at a young age Mark Selby has gone on to win a number of high profile tournaments and make a name for himself as one of the most sought after snooker speakers working on the after dinner speaker circuit. Taking part in his first professional tour aged just sixteen, Mark Selby has won three Master’s Tournaments, the UK Championships and, as of 2014, the World Championship.

He is one of less than ten players in the world to win all of snooker’s prestigious Triple Crown events and has already achieved more than 300 century breaks in his career. He has faced a number of the world’s most famous snooker speakers and players during his lifetime, including coming in as a runner up behind the four time World Champion John Higgins in 2007.

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. His nickname of “The Jester From Leicester” 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.

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.

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

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

  • Sporting Success
  • Snooker Championships
  • Master’s Tournaments
  • Drive & Determination
  • Preparation
  • Overcoming Adversity