Roger has over 25 years’ experience as a successful CEO, business mentor, and entrepreneur. Roger spent a long time of his career as an executive for Shell International Petroleum in a variety of commercial and general management positions. He lived and worked in many different countries mostly across the Americas and Europe.
In 2005 Roger became partner of a Software company in Brazil, which he helped to grow and bring to a successful buy-out. Thereafter Roger has been helping to fund more disruptive ventures, manage them to grow internationally and lead them to their next phase in life.
Roger has held several company board directorships and has a great international network he can rely on. He continues to actively support new technology startups and new business ventures globally and is passionate about the early stages of growth – when things either bloom or break.
Roger holds a BSc in Chemistry from Leiden University in the Netherlands as well as a MBA from the London Business School. He has 2 children and lives currently in the Netherlands.