One of the youngest soldiers ever to have been selected for the elite SAS, Floyd Woodrow is now a renowned speaker on leadership and performance coaching world-wide. Floyd has an excellent track record of success as a Military Leader, Director, Non-Executive Director, Consultant and Negotiator. Floyd is challenging, supportive and totally committed to developing elite teams and individuals as well as offering practical and commercial value in strategic planning and execution.

“Every scenario the teams encounter have happened for real”  - Floyd Woodrow


Floyd regularly lectures on leadership all over the world, recently winning a prestigious award as a high performing speaker. Floyd has established an international reputation for designing and running leadership and elite performance training in sports, business, government, police, not-for-profit organisations and school.


Compass For Life™ is a leading values-based transformational coaching service. From elite international athletes to corporate teams and academia, Compass For Life, founded by Floyd Woodrow, will develop you into elite performers and show you how to make a difference in your world. Compass For Life™ is a unique approach that brings together the best aspects of leadership training currently available into a simple, concise, and effective framework. It complements all current leadership methodology by aligning them with each cardinal so that everyone can have a compass for life that works for them as an individual, family, team or organisation.


Since leaving the military Floyd established his consultancy business and became a director of a number of companies in the oil and gas industry and technology. Floyd has been the lead in a number of mergers ensuring that the companies he has been involved in surpassed their expected sales price. He has also been involved in numerous negotiations from hostage rescue to assisting businesses to fully reach their potential.


Floyd Woodrow wrote his first book, Learning to Learn, as a guide for others to show how he had been able to complete a law degree while deployed on military operations. He has translated many of the learnings from his 20 years in the SAS in to two further books, "Elite!" and "The Warrior, The Strategist and You".