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ABOUT US

Fast Forward’s  high impact training, coaching and presentations have given thousands of individuals, executives, managers and teams accessible strategies, increased motivation and honed communication skills, to dramatically improve levels of business performance and morale.

 

In recent years the Fast Forward team have worked with senior leaders and high potential executives in leading organisations such as  Diageo plc, Kingfisher plc, ITV, WPP, Landor Design, Allen & Ovary, Proctor & Gamble, American Express, Deloitte, J P Morgan, Astra Zeneca, Fujitsu, Reiss Ltd, Walt Disney, Toptable UK, Leo Burnett, Spencer Stuart & Associates, BNI, Olivetti, Barnet Education Trust, WeBuild, EMC Promotional Gifts and The Girls Day School Trust.

 

Much of our  work focuses on developing the leadership and coaching capabilities of senior executives and top entrepreneurs. We  also offer a range of outplacement and career programmes, each tailored to specific needs, as well as several coach training programmes which have been delivered to FTSE 100 delegates in a variety of locations to include the whole of the UK, France, Switzerland, Poland and Russia.

 

OUR DIRECTORS

 

MANAGING DIRECTOR

 

Virginia Deyong

International Corporate Trainer/Management & Executive Coach/Career

and Outplacement Specialist/Public Speaker

 

A former successful headhunter for over 20 years with her own company based in Central London, Virginia is a talent management specialist. Her clients include CEO’s, department heads, emerging leaders and HR professionals in FTSE 100 companies. Her focus is on one-to-one coaching and outplacement support at senior level. Hot topics are inspirational leadership, employee engagement and managing upwards. Her unique training in interview skills and workplace coaching have been delivered internationally to great acclaim.  She is also founder and director of Fast Forward which was founded in 2002.

 

Her client list includes Diageo plc, Toptable UK, Leo Burnett, Kingfisher plc, Hall & Partners, Fujitsu Services, Landor Design and Allen & Overy. Optimism, energy, flexibility, business acumen and common sense – these are the qualities that clients highlight when talking about Virginia.

 

Virginia is a fully accredited Coach abiding by the International Coach Federation code of ethics.

 

“Virginia is, quite simply, a fantastic Management Coach. She is thoroughly committed to you as a client and has the ability and skills to help you realise your personal potential. Her coaching is worth its weight in gold and I would recommend her to anyone who wants to achieve success in their career.”  - LinkedIn testimonial

 

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

 

Jon Marks

Corporate Trainer/Management & Executive Coach /Public Speaker

 

Jon has been involved in training for over 25 years in a wide range of sectors, and has trained thousands in a variety of skills including presentation, networking and leadership skills as well as career planning and in many IT related areas. Jon’s one-to-one coaching includes clients from every level of business from CEO’s to directors and managers in SME companies.

 

A qualified accountant, a former successful national sales manager and internal trainer, Jon has run training and coaching programmes in many leading companies including Cadbury Schweppes, Kingfisher plc,  Boots, Jaguar, The Royal Household and International Greetings amongst others and is able to bring a deep understanding of many business skills to both his training and coaching.

 

Jon is also an Assistant Director with BNI, the world's largest business networking organisation. Over the last four years, Jon has been involved in running leadership skills training and goal setting with every BNI Chapter in London, as well as running Skills Workshops for BNI members from all over the country.

 

Jon is a fully trained coach abiding by the International Coach Federation code of ethics.

 

“Jon is the Duracell battery of business coaching. An indefatigable character who has time and energy for everyone. A real people's person and a first class motivator. I have witnessed first hand his results and have observed him build an entity from something unknown to a top scorer within months. If you want to move Forward Fast - then you'll do well to speak to him at Fast Forward coaching. Even getting his own brand name absolutely right, says everything about the man!” - LinkedIn testimonial

 

 

 

ASSOCIATE  DIRECTOR

 

Graham Singleton

Corporate Trainer/Management & Executive Coach /Public Speaker

 

Graham has worked with over 40 companies including Google, P&G, AstraZeneca, Landor Design, Starcom, OMD, JWT, Iris, Ogilvy and Publicis Advertising, Emap, News International, The IPA, JPMorgan, Barclays, Deloitte, Citibank, American Express, MoneyGram, HSBC, TNT, ING, ABN AMRO and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Graham has commented on marketing, media and training related issues in The Daily Telegraph and the Financial Times as well as on BBC national radio and TV.

Prior to beginning his coaching and training career, Graham worked at the advertising agencies O&M, Y&R, DMB&B and Leo Burnett. He also worked at the innovation consultancy The Value Engineers and started his life as a brand manager at P&G.

The list of brands/companies he has worked with include: Guinness, Pirelli, Unilever (various businesses), Ford, P&O Cruises, Kellogg’s, Barclays, Sky, RHM, Hasbro, Colgate, Pampers, the COI (Royal Navy, Royal Marines and Territorial Army), Dairy Crest and Kodak.