Martin Klein

Owner of 'Markez International Business Consultancy' and shareholder in several companies in the fitness branch
Sports Teacher & economist; Licensed Personal Trainer and fitness Master Trainer

Martin was a competitive athlete on the German national rowing team. He continues to be a very passionate sports and fitness enthusiast and professional. His vision is to bring sports, health and quality into people's lives.

As CEO and COO of many German companies, Martin supported and helped them increase their turnover. As a well-known consultant and motivational speaker, Martin has ushered novel concepts and brought international standard operational processes.

He continues to coach Managers and Business Owners to make a change and to be different in the market. He also trains people at all levels in the fitness industry, with one goal in mind: To make their businesses more profitable and successful.

Martin has helped companies hike revenues 150% by giving them the right vision, installing the right structures, inculcating business culture, altering attitudes & behaviour of the staff, and driving motivation. In recent times he has lent his expertise to big chains like Holmes Place Health Clubs (Europe), Zela Luxury Health Club (India) and Cardio Fitness (India).

Want to improve your business? Looking for inspiration? Seeking a change in fortunes?
Check out Martin's management training!
(IFAA Congress: 9-10 October: Mumbai)



Clifford Manifold

Precor Regional Sales Director South East Asia & India

Cliff has an expertise in both Sales & Marketing. Working with a leading global publisher in London, and more recently has been in Asia working with luxury Hotel Chains for a leading company offering Sales & Marketing Solutions for the hotel's localized revenue growth prior to joining Precor. This included working alongside hotel GM's in luxury hotels in both the Philippines & Vietnam, and subsequently working in the companies HQ, heading up new business acquisition from Kuala Lumpur.

In his past experiences, he worked for a leading health club management company in London for around 2 years, as the Sales & Marketing Manager for the flagship site in South-West London and 3 other leading sites within the surrounding area.

As the Sales & Marketing Manager, Cliff was responsible for Membership Sales & database growth, - Member Retention & Growth of all other Revenue Streams within the sites, including workout classes, events, restaurants

and F&B, Racquet Sport Revenue, Garment Sales, Swimming Coaching and more. During this time he oversaw the renovation of the club, and regeneration of the membership database. This proved a highly successful role and the business grew above expectation, in the face of local competition from prestigious clubs such as David Lloyd, Virgin Active, Holmes Place and Esporta.



Justin Wrights

Fitness Educator/Star Trac Master Trainer

Justin is a dedicated and experienced, professional, fitness and wellbeing trainer, who is passionate about his work. His approach to training is one of motivation, encouragement and development; working with each client to create a unique program that is directly targeting their own lifestyle.

Justin was born in Staffordshire UK, where he spent most of his life involved in sports and extreme activities, included mountain biking, rock climbing, sailing, skiing, Thai boxing and his latest activity free running. His involvement in sporting activities throughout his early life helped to fuel Justin’s ambition to become a personal trainer. His desire was to help other athletes reach their highest goals.

Justin is a qualified Advanced Personal Trainer. He studied extensively in the UK building his knowledge on the human bodies biomechanics and mind activity towards exercise. He is qualified to teach Pilates, kettle bells, cycling, boxing, core stability, posture analysis, physiological / behavior change management and exercise for children.

Justin is well respected in the Fitness Industry and has worked with experienced athletes and champion athletes. From coaching cricket and football players, to training professional dance ice skaters and body builders. Justin’s most recent success was in 2013 with a young athlete involved with a cricket club who wanted to improve his performance/fitness and push himself to the top. After a physical and physiological evaluation, they worked together creating a training, nutrition and wellness program, to guarantee the client would reach his goal. Justin’s client has now been chosen to train with a cricket team in Dubai and was grateful and delighted with his improved fitness.

Justin’s greatest passion is combining enjoyment with exercise to fuel the body and mind. His theory of working both body and mind together is a tool for success; creating the elusive feel good factor with enhanced personal motivation. This is where he has seen his best results, from clients wanting weight loss or to athletes gaining better times for competitions.

Justin is committed to Continuing Professional Development and is always seeking to extend his already vast knowledge in his field of expertise. He has worked Globally to encourage other professionals.