Mark Tewksbury is co-founder of Great Traits, a company dedicated to training high-performance leadership traits within the corporate world. Mark has taken his vast experience within the Olympic movement and, with partner Debbie Muir, written The Great Traits of Champions and created the Corporate Champions Program. A passionate and celebrated inspirational speaker and author, Mark became as excited about curriculum design when working with Debbie to create Great Traits. Mark is a master storyteller, drawing on his vast experience to illuminate powerful leadership lessons.
Some of Mark’s Olympic involvement over the past 4 decades include: Gold-medal champion swimmer, International Olympic Committee Commission member, award-nominated media analyst, Chef de mission of Team Canada, and Board member of the Canadian Olympic Committee. Most recently, Mark was appointed Companion of the Order of Canada, the nation’s highest civilian honor. At any given time, there is a limit of 165 Canadians that carry this distinction and honour.