Rodger is a Chartered Accountant, a former Partner in Ernst & Young, Finance Director of a nationwide furniture retailer and more recently Head of Special Projects at Manchester Central Convention Complex (a role encompassing finance, information systems and commercial development). Currently a non executive director and working in voluntary roles within the charity sector.
He is a big music fan with tastes that embrace most popular music genres. An active supporter of Manchester United and Rochdale he enjoys all sports although participation is now restricted to golf, the gym and walking. Travel, food and MG sports cars complete his range of interests.