As founder of Resources for Leisure Assets (RLA), Roger brings a no-nonsense approach to the leisure industry that is based on a proven track record of representing owners and operators best interests. Roger has worked with many of the leading hotel operating brands and most influential hotel owners and developers around the world. Furthermore, successful ongoing engagements with government entities and high net worth individuals keeps him fully engaged with the day to day project development responsibilities.
Roger was a contributing author to the book Hotel & Resorts Valuation – An Investors’ Guide and is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC). Roger is also a popular public speaker at hospitality events around the world.
He previously held senior management positions with such multinational companies as Horwath HTL, Steiner Leisure, Expressions International and the Genting Group in Europe, Asia and the United States. He also successfully created and exited Holistic Life Ltd., an operator of health clubs and wellbeing facilities that worked closely with angel and VC investment in emerging markets and led Thermarium Leisure Management, Austria, as managing director, offering services that extended from financial and project planning through to detailed planning of resort facilities. He is a former partner at Horwath HTL Hungary Consulting, the leading international hospitality consultancy in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS countries with a focus on planning, development, asset management and operational advisory services.