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Management Mentors Europe

Management Mentors, Inc. is pleased to be able to service the European marketplace by joining with two colleagues who have a wealth of experience in development, consulting, and mentoring. This joint venture brings Management Mentors' comprehensive mentoring products and services to Europe – products and services that are bound to meet all of your mentoring needs. With our powerful e-mentoring software, MentoringComplete, we offer a cost effective, time saving tool that helps organizations reap the benefits of mentoring.

If you are in Europe and want to bring mentoring to your organization, please contact Mark or Stephen at their contact information below.

Mark Forkun, Management Mentors Europe

Mark Forkun, Business Mentoring Alliance

Mark has over 27 years of business experience in the UK and CEE, has an FCCA qualification, and holds an MBA. He is also an ILM authorized leadership development trainer. He has held three executive board positions and enabled two stock exchange listings (London and Warsaw).

He has worked for a leading international accounting and consulting firm, the largest in CEE web based auction platform group, a recognized outdoor clothing company as well as a leading motor manufacturing company. He has provided business advice and project implementation to a range of international and local Polish organizations, mainly working with business owners and senior management on operational excellence in lean management and leadership development. 

In addition to developing Management Mentors in Europe, he is working with other organizations as business advisor and conference speaker on:

  • Strategic transformational lean leadership journey to best-in-class
  • Promoting organizations to transition to lean accounting
  • Sensei gemba kaizen mentoring

In a mentoring capacity, he has mainly worked with owners and senior management of medium sized private companies, focusing on distinguishing between operational and strategic opportunities and road mapping the areas of optimization, diversification, internationalisation, and succession.

What is important to him is a values driven approach to the how in realizing organizational objectives.

Ph: +48602282859, e-mail: mf@management-mentors.com

Stephen Swinney, Management Mentors Europe

Stephen has over 39 years of business experience in the UK, Africa, and Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), and he is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and is also a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts (RSA).

He has been a partner in two leading international accounting firms and has provided consulting advice to a range of international and local Polish businesses, mainly working with senior executives on business strategy and organizational and people development.

In addition to developing Management Mentors in Europe, he is working with other organizations with a current focus on:

  • Sustainable development
  • Enhancing individual and team effectiveness
  • Strategic business advice and organizational development
  • Business incubation and transformation

In a mentoring capacity, he has mainly worked with members of senior management, focusing advice and support on the complex triologue between personal, role, and organizational success. Utilizing a systems focus, he is able to help people develop unique solutions to the issues they face.

What is important to him is a clear sense of purpose and a view that we need to recognize the choices we make and the implications they have. In a client context, the focus should be on delivering outcomes, not inputs and allowing the client to retain ownership of the issues they face.

Ph: +48602720112, e-mail: ss@management-mentors.com