About

Kirsty van den Bulk

About Kirsty

My History: Actor and Presenter, Sales Trainer and Channel Manager, Field Sales and Event Management

Born with a speech impediment (I know what it is like when words fail you!), but with a lot of help and determination, I got my first professional role at the age of 8 starring in a TV advert for Heinz Baked Beans.

I supported myself as an actor while also juggling other jobs such as makeup artist, sales trainer, and event manager. This allowed me to have a more comprehensive view of your performance, not just what you do on camera.

In my role as a manufacturing channel salesperson, I worked closely with clients and their customers to secure large-scale projects. This experience taught me how to effectively coordinate and work with people, building harmonious relationships with everyone involved.

During my time in Channel Sales, I acted as the main point of contact between the internal and external product and marketing teams. I ensured that the go-to-market message was consistent, on-brand, and effective.

Communication is powerful when it is done with service at the heart

Kirsty van den Bulk sitting at a desk discussing video marketing

The most impressive attribute about working with Kirsty is that she has a gift for making seemingly difficult things simple. She brings the depth and breadth of her knowledge and experience to bear in a way that is absolutely relatable and then helps you understand how to apply it in your unique situation. You come away from the whole experience with a deeper and better understanding of not just how the get the best out of yourself, but also WHY it is that way for you!  This type of insightful know-how is simply indispensable to anyone needing to master effective communication! Start here - Start with KVDB!

Kirsty van den Bulk standing at a desk coaching

KVDB

The combination of my qualifications, experience, and skills have led to the establishment of KVDB, my consultancy and coaching agency in 2020. With my expertise, I can effectively enhance an organisation’s marketing efforts.

I blend my experience in on-camera work and video production with my skills in presentation and clear expression, as well as my years of sales and marketing background, into a custom package that suits my client’s needs.

My straightforward communication approach has helped clients from diverse industries, including recruitment, security, shipping, environmental services, education, drama students, business coaches, and entrepreneurs.

My mission is to bring together your sales, marketing and social media teams and create content that converts.

The most impressive attribute about working with Kirsty is that she has a gift for making seemingly difficult things simple. She brings the depth and breadth of her knowledge and experience to bear in a way that is absolutely relatable and then helps you understand how to apply it in your unique situation. You come away from the whole experience with a deeper and better understanding of not just how the get the best out of yourself, but also WHY it is that way for you!  This type of insightful know-how is simply indispensable to anyone needing to master effective communication! Start here - Start with KVDB!

Kirsty van den Bulk standing at a desk coaching

One thing Clients say about me over and over is ‘Kirsty Gets The Job Done’.

And a Little Bit More

My Loves: My Family, my podcast ‘The Wise Why’ and my life

“The Wise Why” is a collection of weekly, unedited live interviews of inspirational individuals packed full of real-life experiences and proper motivation.

In addition to my business, I am passionate about my family and the simple things that come with being a wife and mother, such as baking fresh bread and making jam from the fruits and cordials from my garden.

I’m also a public speaker at various conventions and forums. I discuss multiple topics: communication strategies, social media marketing, presentation skills, business journey, and personal development.

I have also been awarded three prestigious awards: ‘Social Media Consultant’ of the Year 2023/2024 by the Global Awards, ‘Business of the Year’ by the Techpixies in 2023 and Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Award

my two cats asleep together on the bed

Chaos and Mayhem taking a break from causing chaos and mayhem – Loving my Life

“A truly motivated lady who will go the extra mile to deliver, great communication skills and an absolute devotion to getting the job done. It has been a great pleasure working with Kirsty on the various projects we have delivered together over the years.”

Francesco Bellavia – National Account Director at Nimans

About Kirsty van den Bulk
About Kirsty

Experience & Qualifications

Actor and Presenter

Graduating Arts Education in 1990, I joined the chorus of 42nd. I have appeared as guest artist in Bafta award winning television shows and toured nationwide as presenter.

Currently host of the The Wise Why Podcast on LinkedIn and YouTube.

Channel Sales

2010 – 2011 Joined Retail Profiling Consultants, training and developing the in-store demonstration team.

2011 – 2013 Distribution Manager for D-Link.

2013 – 2020 Channel Sales Manager at Hanwha Techwin
(Previously Samsung)

The Working Life of an Actor

1990 – 2007 worked for leading cosmetic houses, supporting the launch of MAC in Harrods.

2003 – 2010 freelance Sales Trainer.

2006 – 2010 Event Manager running creative and experimental marketing campaigns.

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Performance and Dramatic Art

CDET Musical Theatre

CIPD Social Media Management