Chair, Local Government Pension Scheme Advisory Board

Roger was elected to Herefordshire Council in 1997 and was Leader of the Council 2003-2011. Under his leadership Herefordshire became the first Local Authority to appoint a joint Chief Executive and Management Team with the Primary Care Trust and, a shared services agreement across the Council, PCT and local Hospital. 

He is past Chairman of the West Midlands Board of Leaders and Regional Transport Partnership and Director of Advantage West Midlands.

He chaired the UK Local Government Pension committee 2014-16, LGA lead Workforce member from 2003 to date and is a member of the NJC for local government.

He was appointed a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2006.