Roger's previous roles include Director at the GBSLEP, Director of Studies at Civil Service College, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive at West Northamptonshire Development Corporation, and Senior Policy Adviser at the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
Roger has been working in a Senior Executive role on the delivery frontline of the public sector for the last decade. He has led start-ups, closures and turnarounds and has wide-ranging experience of all operational matters, including setting strategic direction, business planning, policy development, change management, financial and resource management, stakeholder management, marketing, media relations, PR and public affairs, governance, information management, business analytics, and HR – including organisational design and the creation and maintenance of a culture of excellence.
He has studied at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, has an MBA from Henley Business School and is a certified Executive Coach.
Alongside his executive roles, Roger is currently Vice Chair of Care and Repair (Northampton) Ltd, a home improvement agency run as a charitable trust which aims to keep homes warm, safe and secure for the most vulnerable people in the town and other parts of Northamptonshire.