Roger joined BOC in 2003, as Finance Director for the ISP division and took on the leadership of the whole South Pacific finance function, as Head of Finance and Control for the South Pacific following the merger of BOC and Linde in 2006.
Prior to this, he was Finance Director for Goodman Fielder International which covered all of Goodman Fielder’s businesses outside of Australia and New Zealand. Roger trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in London and then worked in a variety of finance roles with Esso (now part of ExxonMobil) in the UK. He moved to Australia with Esso in 1997, before joining Goodman Fielder in 1998.
Roger is responsible for all of the finance related activities for BOC in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, including Financial Accounting & Reporting, Treasury and Tax. He also plays a lead role on our acquisitions, including the purchase of the Shell NZ LPG business, Flexihire and in 2008, the acquisition of the remaining 50% of Elgas.
Roger is a Board Director for most of the BOC Group subsidiaries and related companies in the South Pacific.
British by background, Roger is now an Australian citizen. Roger holds an honours degree in Mathematics (Hons) from the University of Bristol, England and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW).