Based in Odgers Berndtson’s Tokyo office, Roger is an American who has worked in Japan since 1975, He works with both western and Japanese multinational companies to develop their leadership teams and boards in APAC and globally, building their business potential and formulating human resource strategies. He has exposure to a range of industries, with a core focus on the consumer and life sciences sectors, among others.
Previously he was Director in KPMG Consulting, responsible for building the firm's practice in Japan and Korea. He began his career in various human resources consulting and management positions with international companies based in Tokyo.
A native of Pennsylvania, Roger is fluent in business and social Japanese. He minored in Biotech at Penn State University College of Science, and holds a BA degree in Asian Studies from Sophia University in Tokyo.