Certified behavioural consultant
Mark Stuart, CSP
Managing Director & Master Trainer
Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) Member of Asia Professional Speakers – Singapore
Group Representative - British Chamber of Commerce Singapore, Entrepreneur & Small Business Committee
Committee Member - Finance & Insurance Focus Group, Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI)
Mark is a sought-after corporate trainer and international keynote speaker from award-winning training company Anagram Group. He trains over 350+ MNCs, government agencies, and universities in Innovation, Leadership and Soft Skills.
Mark is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) – one of only 15% of speakers globally with this title - the speaking profession's highest earned designation, based on revenue, bookings and performance. Mark is one of a handful of speakers/trainers in Singapore with this accreditation. As Co-Founder of Anagram Group, he was presented the ‘Future of Work’ award at the 19th Annual Business Awards from the British High Commissioner to Singapore, Scott Wightman and Mr. Chan Chun Sing, Singapore’s Minister of Trade & Industry.
Prior to training, Mark had 15 years of international management and investment banking experience in the UK, Australia and Asia for Morgan Stanley, Schroders, Goldman Sachs, Abbey National and Salomon Brothers. In these roles, he was a Global and Regional department director, and managed teams from Singapore, China, India and Japan. Mark has led large award-winning international teams across 3 continents. This exposure has allowed him to see first-hand what works and what doesn’t in a multicultural workplace. His experience leading rapid growth and extensive change gave him invaluable experience in building teams and increasing employee engagement.
Mark’s training methods are highly interactive and focus on strategies and personal goals that can be implemented in the workplace immediately, delivering instant return on investment. Mark graduated from the University of Surrey with a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics and Computing. In his free time, he enjoys sailing, travelling and current affairs.
Liyana Stuart, Co-Founder
Director - Marketing & Client Relations
Liyana co-founded Anagram Group with her husband Mark and drives its sales through digital marketing.
In 5 years, Anagram Group is one of the leading training companies in Singapore and has won the “Future of Work” award for transforming over 200+ corporate and government clients through training.
Prior to Anagram, Liyana had 12 years of experience in a variety of communications and sales roles including business journalism, media relations, marketing and sales.
Liyana started her career as a journalist and Content Editor of Singapore Business Review, then went on to in-house Public Relations of conglomerate Hong Leong Group.
After that, she was Head of Communications & Corporate Relations at the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham) for 5 years where she worked to boost the profile of American businesses.
Today, Liyana juggles running Anagram with being a mum to boy-girl twins.
Digital Marketing Executive
Dilansha has over 3 years of experience in Digital Marketing in multiples industries like: Information Technology, Real estate, Education, Health, and Travel.
As a Digital Marketing Executive for Anagram Group, Dilansha has leads online marketing such as Online Marketing Campaigns, Social Media Marketing Strategy and Social Media, an integral part of Anagram's Marketing strategy.
She has a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Information Technology from Amity University. She began her career in Digital Marketing for a start-up.
She loves to travel in her leisure time. Her passion lies in brainstorming marketing strategies and delivering them well within the timeline.
Vishesh has over 4 years of Graphic Design experience and can bring thoughts and ideas into life through graphics and videos. His passion lies in creating amazing graphics and delivering them well within timelines.
Vishesh has a Bachelor of arts degree in Animation and VFX from Arena animation. He also does photography and freelance modelling in his leisure time.
Vishesh is well-versed with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Lightroom, and Adobe Flash.
Maxine Teo, Trainer, Facilitator, Speaker
Maxine is a tri-lingual corporate trainer, facilitator and speaker with a passion for colourfully impacting and inspiring lives™ . With over 20 years of training experience working with diverse teams across Asia, Maxine has a knack of turning complicated concepts into practical applications. She is one of the most prolific trainers in Asia, having successfully completed more than 1000 days of trainings over 30 cities around the world.
Maxine is fluent in spoken and written English, Mandarin and Cantonese and she delivers her solutions in the three languages seamlessly to help her clients achieve their highest level of understanding.
Her clients have benefited from her cross-industry insights and sharing of best practices. She has many repeat clients including private banks like UBS, Credit Suisse, DBS, OCBC, UOB, Standard Chartered Bank, Bank of East Asia, Bank of China, Shanghai Pudong Bank, China Construction Bank, HSBC, Citibank; insurance companies like TaiKang Insurance, MSIG Insurance, Generali Insurance, NTUC Income; telco companies like MobileOne, Alcatel Lucent; motor car companies like BMW Asia; pharmaceutical and chemical companies like BASF, Menarini, Johnson Matthey, FMC, Abbot Laboratories; government institutions like Singapore Prisons, MINDEF, IE Singapore, WDA and retail giants like Philips and Courts and luxury brands like LVMH.
Coming from many years of working in the financial services industry, Maxine shares her experience and knowledge in Relationship Management topics like Effective Communication, Cross Cultural Awareness, Managing Virtual teams, Business Etiquette, Advisory Sales (B2B & B2C), Negotiation Skills, Presentation Skills, Time and Stress Management and Customer Service Excellence. The skills she imparts are especially applicable to service and relationship-based industries like finance and banking, insurance, real estate and retail.
Maxine’s domain topic as a keynote speaker is “Connecting in a multi-generational workforce”, helping to bridge the various generations within any audience and workforce.
Maxine graduated with merit from National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Business Administration. She holds a Professional Diploma in Training & Development, a Professional Certificate in Designing & Facilitating Experiential Learning and accreditations in various psychometric tools like True Colors© and DISC behaviour profiling.
One of Maxine’s training partners, Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) has awarded her with the coveted title of “Trainer of the Year” for two years in a row in 2013 and 2014, and the “Star Trainer 2015” award in recognition for her excellent work delivered to SIM corporate clients. What further sets Maxine apart from most trainers in the industry is her ability to connect with her audience instantly with her authenticity and personal energetic style!