Expert in Body Language, Human Behaviour, and Communication
Voted the #1 body language professional in the world for two years running, Mark Bowden is passionate about giving people the most influential and persuasive communication techniques to stand out, win trust, and gain credibility every time they speak. Inspiring, energetic, engaging, and entirely entertaining, Bowden’s memorable talks and training programs not only provide top-tier education, but have proven life-changing for audiences and clients, helping their businesses grow across all industries and sectors.
Bowden is the founder of communication training company TRUTHPLANE®. His clients have included celebrities, CEOs of Fortune 500s, and prime ministers of G7 powers. He uses his system of cutting-edge and effective non-verbal communication techniques to instantly help people become more confident, collaborative, and credible in their communication — invaluable for anyone in leadership, sales, teams, politics, media, and beyond.
A bestselling author, Bowden has written four books, including Winning Body Language, a “how-to guide” for using body language to stand out, win trust, and gain credibility when speaking; Winning Body Language for Sales Professionals; and Tame the Primitive Brain: 28 Ways in 28 Days to Manage the Most Impulsive Behaviours at Work. His latest book, Truth and Lies: What People are Really Thinking, co-authored with Tracey Thomson, is a Canadian bestseller and was described by FBI interrogator and counterintelligence agent Joe Navarro as “a remarkable book… this year’s must-read on body language and human behaviour.”
A go-to commentator on the body language of leading politicians and public figures, Bowden appears regularly on news and talk shows, including CNN, CTV, CBC, and Global. He has also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and GQ Magazine and regularly appears on the Dr. Phil show. He has also given a popular TEDx Talk that has reached millions, and is a member of YouTube’s most popular body language show with over 50 million views, The Behaviour Panel.
Bowden has presented and provided training to many of the most innovative organizations in the world, including ZOOM, Shopify, Réal Madrid C.F., Dell, AMD, Viacom, Royal Bank of Canada, Fidelity, Amex, Unilever, Daimler, Microsoft, Toyota, VW, Samsung, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, GSK, Walmart, and Nestle. He also delivers presentation training for the #1 EMBA program in Canada with Kellogg-Schulich and is president of the National Communication Coaching Association of Canada.