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Roger Harrop

Roger Harrop

The CEO Expert

Roger Harrop, The CEO expert, has a remarkable ability to make business simple. No matter what sector, no matter what size, no matter what challenges. Roger is also an author, business advisor, mentor, consultant and independent director. He has unusually wide leadership experience … from small start-ups to multinationals … and from hightech products to basic commodities, people-based service businesses and not-for-profit organisations.

He 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 nearly 50 countries have achieved transformational change through his thought-provoking, entertaining talks laced with real-life stories and humour.

Roger Harrop 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. His motivational, inspirational, thought provoking, entertaining and content-rich “Staying in the Helicopter®” series of keynote speeches, seminars and masterclasses are regularly accredited by delegates on four continents as the inspiration for dramatic business improvement and success. Delegates leave his events with secrets and tools to develop their business, their management skills and to achieve immediate, sustained business and personal growth.  Each topic below is available as a keynote, seminar, half or one day Masterclass with the exception of Pitch & Present for Profit which is only a one day Masterclass.

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WIN! How to succeed in the new game of business

"Winning businesses are those focussed on the new fundamentals - linked to an innate ability to adapt and be fleet of foot facilitated by the ultilisation of the latest technology”

For CEOs, C-level Executives, whole business teams, Corporates, SMEs, Charities, Local Government, Government departments, NGOs.

Staying in the Helicopter® -The Key to Profitable Growth

“A quality of strategic thinking about your business like never before” Today, more than ever before, you need to take time out, step back from the business and review your strategy.

For CEOs, Boards of Directors, Business Leaders, C-level Executives, VPs, Directors, Trustees.

Creativity, Technology, Speed and Change

“The world of business is like never before. The playing field has been levelled - every company, of every size and in every part of the world now has the same amazing opportunities to thrive.”

For CEOs, Business Leaders, C-Level Executives, VPs, Directors, Trustees, Senior Managers

Sparkling Sales - in good times or in bad

“Sales Management often focuses on the wrong things” This Masterclass will help you to a higher level of thinking about your market, your customers and your sales teams.

For whole sales teams, Sales & Marketing Directors, VPs, Managers, CEOs, Business Leaders.

Electrify your Profitability™

“Your business laid bare. No business speak, no academic theories - just the simple common sense of business with demonstrably startling results”

For, CEOs, Boards of Directors, Business Leaders, C-level Executives,VPs, Directors, Trustees.

Effective Leadership Today

“The role of the successful Business Leader today has changed - with a need to spend time in the helicopter whilst keeping it simple - at the core”

For CEOs, Boards of Directors, Business Leaders, C-level Executives, VPs, Directors, Trustees, Senior Managers.

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Thank you for a brilliant performance yesterday, the attendees found your presentation to be excellent and very useful!

KPMG Greece

Roger was inspiring to work with and played a pivotal role in making our top 400 managers conference a great success

Steria SA

Roger is a truly exceptional business speaker who brings great energy and clarity to the vital subjects of strategy and business improvement. Aside from entertaining my CEOs with his effervescent approach, Roger introduced them to several simple but highly effective tools that each of them has been able to use instantly. Highly recommended!

Vistage International

Without question Roger has been the catalyst in enabling our six operating companies to unlock the door to profitable growth

H&H Group


Roger Harrop

Win!: How to Succeed in the New Game of Business

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Roger Harrop

Staying in the Helicopter: The Key to Profitable Growth

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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £7k to £15k

  • Europe:

    £7k to £15k

  • US:

    £7k to £15k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £7k to £15k

Travels From

  • United Kingdom



* This Speaker's fee falls within the ranges shown above. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact us.

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