Roger is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary. Roger entered law school after more than a decade spent working in Calgary's junior energy industry, initially as a geologist from where he transitioned into transactional work on acquisitions, restructurings and financings. Roger has served as an officer and director of several junior oil and gas companies including acting as the CEO of a private junior company with operations in the US and Canada. Roger earned his Bachelor of Science with Honours from the University of Saskatchewan in 2001 and is a former professional member of APEGA. His personal interests include cooking, printing photos and bird hunting. Roger returns to BD&P after a summer with the firm in 2015.