BSc(Hons), CEng, FIMechE, FCIM, FInstlB, FPSA, PSAE, CSPGlobal
Roger Harrop has spent over 25 years leading international businesses, including a PLC, which puts him in a unique position to deal with present-day business challenges. Based in Oxford in the UK, he’s an international business growth speaker who inspires and entertains audiences with his acclaimed Staying in the Helicopter® programmes.
Over 20,000 CEOs, business leaders and others in over 45 countries have achieved transformational change through his thought-provoking, entertaining talks laced with real-life stories and humor. Roger is also an author, business adviser, mentor, consultant and independent director.
He has unusually wide leadership experience from small start-ups to multinationals and from high-tech products to basic commodities, people-based service businesses and not-for-prot organizations.
Roger spent seven years as Group Chief Executive of a FTSE quoted, high-tech industrial group with 12 sites across 4 continents. The UK Government mentioned it in its ‘Competitiveness’ White Paper. The US Forbes magazine included the group among its list of the top 100 overseas companies. Two business schools have used it as a benchmark case study on culture change and business re-engineering.
Roger has tutored on a leading leadership and team building programme for over 25 years.
He is ranked in the top 10 of business management speakers worldwide, a winner of the prestigious Professional Speaking Award of Excellence and is a twice Speaker of the Year with The Academy for Chief Executives and a Liveryman with The Worshipful Company of Marketers. He was recently inducted into The Academy for Chief Executives Speaker Hall of Fame.