Patrick Forsyth runs Touchstone Training & Consultancy, an independent firm based in the U.K. specialising in marketing consultancy, research and training on marketing issues, sales, and communication and management skills.
He is a consultant of more than twenty five years experience and was a Director of a major consulting organisation before starting his own firm in 1990. Previously he began his career in publishing, holding sales, sales management and marketing positions, subsequently working for a management institute before moving into consultancy.
His work has spanned many industries, and also many countries. In training he conducts tailored in-company courses, individual tutorials and is also a conference speaker. He also conducts "public" seminars and has presented regularly for a variety of organisers including The Chartered Institute of Marketing and similar bodies overseas.
He is the author of many articles and books. His successful business, self-help and career books include 100 Great Presentation Ideas (Marshall Cavendish) and Successful Time Management (Kogan Page). He has titles translated into twenty four different languages. His most treasured review said: Patrick has a lucid and elegant style of writing which allows him to present information in a way that is organised, focused and easy to apply (Professional Marketing Magazine).