Meet Mark.


“Being yourself is good for business.” - Mark Leruste

As the Founder and Chief Purpose Officer of the Ministry of Purpose and Host of The Unconventionalists podcast, Mark is on a mission to eradicate career misery in the workplace by empowering leaders and founders to build purpose-driven organisations and positive work cultures for people to bring their full selves to work.

Mark previously served as Country Manager of the Movember Foundation, where he helped raise €2.8million for men’s health and inspired 110,000 fundraisers to take part, winning multiple awards along the way.

Since then, Mark has worked with pioneering organisations, forward thinking leaders and disruptive conferences including Google, TEDx, Intuit, INSEAD, Method & Ecover, L’Oreal, StateStreet, The Guardian, Black Swan Data, General Assembly and VirginStartup.

Over the years he has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Metro, The Guardian, ShortList, Elle, GrowthLab to name a few, and his videos have been viewed over 1.5 million times on social media.

His book “It’s Not You, It’s Me” is a modus operandi for unfulfilled professionals looking to find more meaningful work and his TEDx talk is the most watched TEDxCardiff talk to date.

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