Born in London trained in the UK, Germany, America and South Africa. He has worked in a number of overseas countries, winning international awards for his work in the fields of quality, excellence, Supply-chain management to Supply-Stream and small company development.
He has been a member of a number of Professional Bodies including two overseas think tanks and SABS Working Group committees.
Worked on three continents in a variety of business fields to gain experiences and insights of practical applications of his knowledge. He has also spent a number of years in charity work in several African countries to gain insights into the problems and needs at disadvantaged levels of society.
Capable of training for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 22001 and various other peripheral standards. Implements, consults and audits these same Standards being a Lead Auditor, and a Legal Auditor for the Environment and Health & Safety.
Consulted to the South African Bureau of Standards in teaching techniques. Lectured on the South African Lecture circuit in various fields of standards for a number of years, worked in big corporations and finally opened his own business.
Written and developed over eighty training courses in his fields of knowledge for all levels of staff, besides writing several audit questionnaire manuals and protocols for Quality, the Environment and Health & Safety, and developed nearly one hundred inspections lists for a diverse number of business fields.
He has lectured on the NEBOSH Health and Safety course for seven years, including General Health & Safety, Construction Health and Safety, Environmental and the NEBOSH Award in Health & Safety. Students mentored by Roger have progressed to management levels in their companies. He lectures on NEBOSH for companies in England, Turkey, Uganda and South Africa.
The countries he has worked in cover: Germany, including Bavaria, England, Greece, Holland, and Sweden, Turkey, and the United States. In Africa, he has worked in Angola, Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, The Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. He has worked for governments in Ethiopia, Mauritius, South Africa and Swaziland.
Besides all this, he has written two books of poetry, and still finds time to rock climb and hike around South Africa, listen to classical and folk music and read a variety of books.
Most of all Roger is a strong family man, married to Elizabeth a violin teacher from Ethiopia. They have one child, a son: Ryan Brooke.
Their family motto is family first, family always! He lives in Centurion – South Africa just two hours from the Magaliesberg Mountains that he loves so much.