Roger is an entrepreneur and corporate strategist with more than 20 years of senior management experience across several industries, including Motor, Construction, Manufacturing, Education, and Management Consulting. His career began in market research and customer services with blue-chip brands such as BMW, DaimlerChrysler, Audi, Standard Bank, and the South African Chamber of Business.
He has served on various boards during his illustrious career and has also co-authored several university policies and procedure documents. Roger is known for forging relationships with governments, educational institutions, and corporations all across Africa and the Middle East. He has been associated with organisations like Sika South Africa, the University of KwaZulu-Natal - South Africa, and NCC Education - UK.
Trained by some of the best institutions in the world, Roger has been skilled in Customer Satisfaction, Corporate Finance, Sales and Marketing, Leadership, Project Management, Management Information Systems, ISO 9000 and 14000, and International Business.
Moved by the challenge faced by small, medium, and micro businesses (SMMEs) on account of COVID-19, Roger launched the training and consulting business "Closers Global" in 2020. With its motto "Think Global," the business employs some of the best minds around the globe to grow companies using the latest tools and technologies that mirror best practices from large and established global brands.
Roger currently lives in Cape Town, South Africa, and holds several undergraduate qualifications in Marketing, Management, and finance. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Management, London, and has an MBA degree from the Management College of Southern Africa.