Roger has lived in Chigwell Row for over 30 years, in which time he has spent approximately 25 years as a farmer in Chigwell Row, and a local business man running a large Insurance administration company. As retirement age grew closer Roger and his wife agreed to sell the farm, and his business interests. He then moved from the farm to a property in the centre of Chigwell Row, at the same time he was elected to stand as Parish Councillor for Chigwell Row.
He has remained as Parish Councillor since 2006, and represented Chigwell Row on the Planning Committee, plus he currently sits on the Finance Committee. He personally take a strong interest in ensuring planning decisions are fair and correct, and takes the necessary steps to keep crime in Chigwell Row to a minimum.
He finds by living in the heart of Chigwell Row it enables him to keep a hands on approach to various issues that occur, and as all residents and businesses are aware he is a very approachable Parish Councillor, in order to keep Chigwell Row one of the nicest places to live.
First elected to the Parish Council: 2008