Roderic Yapp is a former Royal Marines Officer, specialist leadership consultant and accredited coach who helps leaders build high performing cultures by changing the way people think and behave.
A former Royal Marines Officer, he was fortunate enough to lead Marines on operations around the world. Highlights include, leading Marines on the front-line in Afghanistan in 2007 and evacuating civilians from Libya during the Arab Spring. Roderic went on to specialise in counter-piracy operations completing two tours off the coast of Somalia and leading the re-capture of the 55,000-ton MV Montecristo from pirate control in 2011.
In 2012, he joined Urenco, an international supplier of enriched uranium for the nuclear fuel cycle. Roderic was responsible for delivering the Operational Excellence programme as part of Urenco’s journey to ‘World Class Enrichment’. He coached leaders across the organisation developing specialist experience in areas where leaders simply cannot afford to fail.
Roderic was responsible for assessing the level of leadership capability within the organisation. He assessed the current performance of leaders, developed a gap plan for improvement and then coached them to change their behaviour. This resulted in a significant and measurable impact on the performance of the business.
Roderic is an accredited coach who has specialist experience in developing people in sectors where ‘leadership failure’ usually results in death or critical injury. A committed and enthusiastic professional, he has successfully delivered sustainable change by building strong relationships – supporting and challenging individuals as required.
Roderic has significant experience in leadership development, major business transformations and operational excellence with companies such as Deloitte, Fidelity, the John Lewis Group, and Jaguar Land Rover.