Roger is Managing Director of and runs the UK subsidiary of XMS.
Starting out as an engineer with Schlumberger in the Middle East and Africa, he moved to a Plessey, a UK based international electronics company, where he became Director of Strategic Planning for the group and was involved in multiple acquisitions in North America. With one of the newly privatised UK electricity companies he started a gas company, launched a corporate venturing initiative and became involved in Central European privatisations. During five years with Barings Private Equity Partners he was responsible for investments in various sectors across Europe. Since then he has worked for NESTA and the Scottish government on technology, energy and other investing. He joined XMS in 2011.
Roger has degrees from Birmingham University, University College London, the University of Geneva (IMI / IMD) and the Open University.