Roger is the Executive Chair and Director of Strategy & Partnerships for Ujima Radio CIC where he is also a broadcaster with his own show called Bristol’s Big Conversation. He is a social entrepreneur delivering community and social action projects and runs a media and community consultancy 2morrow 2day connecting businesses and organisations with many talented communities. These initiatives include consultation, media, employment and diversity projects. In the 1980’s Roger had periods of unemployment before rediscovering education, moving from trainee to senior manager in local government where he specialised in social housing, empowering communities and working on a number of schemes to develop Black staff. He published his first book ‘My American Odyssey-From the Windrush to the White House in 2015. This compared and contrasting America and Britain during the term of the first black president and his own families journey from the Caribbean. He is an artistic producer, columnist for cultural magazine Bristol 24/7 and Bristol Post and a film curator and is an associate lecturer.