Mark Gallagher

Formula 1 renowned expert on high-performance leadership and teamwork

Learn from the world of Formula 1 to lead your business through disruption and change
Fee Range: €€/$$ 10.000-20.000
Languages: English

*Fee ranges are an estimation for a live keynote speech in an European venue, they can vary significantly depending on the specific requests of the clients, the type of performance, the preparation time and the travel time which is requested. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.


Did you know that the world of Formula 1 and the business life have a lot in common? That in Formula 1 high performance, leadership, innovation, safety and risk management are as essential skills as in business live? Mark Gallagher will show you this and you will be astonished.

Mark Gallagher is a Formula 1 motor racing executive, speaker, media commentator and director. Since 1998 Mark has spoken for many hundreds of organizations worldwide.

For his motivational speeches he covers a range of business topics relating to his experience gained while working in senior leadership roles with Formula One motor racing over the last 30 years.

In details:
Mark’s management career in Formula 1 included more than a decade on the management board of the Jordan Grand Prix team, running the world famous Cosworth engine business and helping establish the commercial arm of Red Bull Racing which went on to become 4 –times World Champions.

During his career Mark has been a member of the technical working groups and has worked with many of the sport’s leading drivers, including former World Champions Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher and Jenson Button. Today he works closely with a number of the sport’s major stars including David Coulthard, Mika Hakkinen and Jacques Villeneuve.

Mark’s career in Formula One started in 1983, spending seven years working in the media and as a consultant to Philip Morris International before joining Eddie Jordan’s fledgling Grand Prix team in 1990. He was a member of the team’s management board, having full responsibility for the team’s day-to-day marketing and commercial activities.

In 2004 he became part of the newly created Red Bull Racing management team. In 2010 Mark was appointed head of the world-famous Cosworth Formula 1 engine company, supplying one-third of the teams in Formula 1 with engines and associated technologies.

In the mean time Mark founded the Status Grand Prix race team which won the World Cup of Motorsport in 2009 and competed in events including the renowned Le Mans 24 hrs.

Since 2012 Mark has focused on his Formula 1 consulting business, Performance Insights, working with a range of clients across the sport.

Mark covers a range of business topics relating to his experiences gained while working in senior leadership roles within Formula One motor racing over the last 30 years.


  • Leadership
  • High performance team work
  • Safety & risk management
  • Change management




Mark Gallager
The business of winning : insight in transformation from F1 to the boardroom

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