Roger Flynn is a chairman and investor in travel, technology and media organisations. He is passionate and highly informed about transformational change in business models and the Leadership required to execute this change. Roger seeks to understand the strategic, business and cultural challenges facing organisations. He tailors his speeches and presentations to be incredibly impactful whilst having maximum relevance to the audience.
About Roger Flynn
Roger Flynn has a wealth of experience as a driver of transformational change and investor in disruptive businesses. He is Chairman of Luxtripper, a luxury travel agency, Masstech Innovations Inc., a broadcasting software business which operates worldwide, Olive Communications Ltd, a telecommunications service provider, and Clearvac Group, a Cruise Ship and Super Yacht maintenance business. His insights, experiences and stories have proven invaluable to organisations around the world.
Roger Flynn, following a successful MBO with Warburg Pincus, ran SDI Media Group, a global film and television business with operations in 32 countries, and completed a series of acquisitions and eventual sale of the business.
He was for 7 years until May 2018 Chairman of and an investor in loveholidays.com, the UK’s fastest growing online travel agency which disrupted the UK travel industry. Within six years of its launch in January 2012, it had grown to over £400m in revenues. It was even the UK’s 2nd fastest growing company in the Sunday Times Fasttrack 100 in 2016. The business was successfully sold in May 2018 for £190m.
"Your talk in Belfast was exceptional, inspirational and made a big difference to many in the room."
Bill Manson, CEO, MLN
"Thank you so much for the outstanding job you did for us in setting our annual meeting off in the right direction. It was a critical meeting for us to get all delegates on board and pulling in the same direction. Your insights and stories really helped people connect the challenges they face on a day-to-day basis to the world outside Oxford Instruments and really captured the imagination of the delegates. The team were galvanised by your session into challenging themselves to think differently and we made huge progress in the remainder of the meeting to hone in on the things we all committed to do differently to take our Company to the next level."
Vicki Potter, Group HR Director, Oxford Instruments
"A triumph. Roger presented at our Annual Leadership Event and the feedback from our guests has been incredible. Because he has actually been there and done it, he makes a convincing and entertaining speaker. His content is compelling and he presents in an elegant, thought-provoking way, with great humour. Our guests were seasoned business leaders and they found his talk both insightful and inspiring."
Christine de Largy, Chair UK Board Practice, Harvey Nash Group plc