Faculty

Lynne Marks, AICI CIM
President/Director

CIM

Lynne Marks, President of London Image Institute is a Certified Image Master with the Association of Image Consultants International, one of only a handful of CIM members in the world.

Lynne has an unparalleled background in the arena of image and is among the most experienced image consultant trainers in the world.

After graduating in French and Psychology from London University she pioneered post-graduate research in Body Language and non-verbal communication skills, when it was virtually uncharted territory!

As a professor and head of one of the image and fashion departments at the London College of Fashion, she became experienced in image, color theory, design, tailoring, garment construction, fashion trends and forecasting, fashion show production, makeup and modeling. She produced, choreographed and directed hundreds of fashion show extravaganzas and trained and consulted internationally.

As a corporate trainer, Lynne provided programs in image management, communication skills, customer service, corporate protocol and presentation skills, to companies such as American Express, The Weather Channel, Coca-Cola, AT&T and CNN Sports.

As a consultant in corporate identity design and branding, she has designed and delivered courses in leadership, sales, customer service, management and executive team development, and consulted for companies such as United Airlines, Pacific Dunlop, Minnesota Mutual and Coca-Cola Enterprises.

Her individual clients are among some of the top U.S. executives and politicians to whom she coaches visual, nonverbal, interpersonal communication, interview and presentation skills and self-branding.

Lynne is co-author of “The Perfect Fit: How to Start an Image Consulting Business”, a best seller in the industry and awarded a five-star rating by Amazon.com. Her second book is “Skinny Bits: Wisdom for a Flourishing Image Business.”

Lynne has been featured in Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Women’s Day, Elle Magazine, CNN News andGlamour, and has been quoted on numerous occasions in the national and international media. She is the past President of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI), a post in which she served in 1995-96 and 2009-2011. Lynne received the AICI Award of Excellence for Education in 1998. She is a Past President of IACET, The International Association for Continuing Education and Training and the 2002 recipient of the IMMIE: Image Makers Merit of Industry Excellence Award, the most prestigious award in the image industry, for her commitment to the image consulting profession. Lynne directed the first ever international research study with Central Michigan University to measure the effectiveness of image consulting.

Lynne is dedicated to developing the careers of professional image consultants and continues to train them around the world.

Books by Lynne Marks