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Published on Dec 9, 2016
Roderic Yapp is a former Royal Marines Officer, he led marines on operations around the world including the front-line in Afghanistan in 2007, and evacuated civilians from Libya during the Arab Spring. Roderic delves into his experience as a Royal Marine explaining why we must challenge our own behaviour. He uses examples of changes made by UK Military and the Taliban to explain why we must challenge how we think if we are to solve tomorrow's problems effectively.
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 leadership failure usually leads to death or serious injury.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx