Sir Roger has had a distinguished career in the British diplomatic service and was appointed to the Board in March 20018. He is also a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. He was British ambassador to Sweden from 1995 to 1999 and to Brazil from 1999 to 2004. He was Political Counsellor at the British Embassy in Washinton DC from 1985 to 1989, head of the Economic Relations Department there from 1989 to 1991, and was Assistant Under-Secretary of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office between 1991 and 1995. Sir Roger was visiting fellow at Harvard University in 1984/85 and served as private secretary to the Foreign Secretary between 1982 and 1984. He was also one of the Prime Minister’s honorary ambassadors for the British business from 2010-2015. He was president of Boeing UK from 2005-2014 and is Chairman of Over-c-ltd and ITM Power plc.