Charles Marks

CHARLES-MARKS-2Charles joined Communispond in 2011 after spending the previous nine years establishing a stellar reputation as a leading trainer in Taiwan. Though he teaches executive presentation and writing skills, he has also distinguished himself as an expert in meeting, telephone and email communication. With a disarming yet professional training style, Charles is able to steadily engage his trainees. Charles is a highly sought after trainer partly for having the ability to create a teaching atmosphere that enables learning to take place with even the most timid of participants.

Charles has coached executives, managers and other industry leaders from a wide range of companies including Acer, Adecco, Alliance Bernstein, Allianz Global Investors, Astra Zeneca, BNP Paribas, China Trust Bank, Commonwealth Magazine, Diageo, Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan, Mediatek, Novartis, Ogilvy and Mather and Star TV.

Charles brings a wealth of experience to the table, and regularly receives positive feedback for the practical tips and valuable advice he’s able to impart on his trainees. Having authored several communication skill books on topics such as planning and delivering presentations, making the most out of meetings, doing business on the phone and power emails, Charles is able to expound on some valuable frameworks with clear, easy to implement techniques.

Charles has restaurant management experience and has also served as an international relocation coordinator, which gives him a certain awareness that’s been quite useful training employees to succeed in cross-cultural environments. More recently, he was a department director at a school in Taiwan. Charles has a B.A. in history from Southeastern Louisiana University in the U.S.A.

Charles lives happily with his wife and two sons in Taipei. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, reading, playing tennis and traveling with his family.