Roger and his wife Mary became members of Burwell Baptist Church shortly after moving to Burwell in 2001. Their daughter Zoë is an architect in Cambridge while Richard, who married Füsun in 2015, works in Zurich.
Roger ceased full time employment as an optical design engineer in 2009 but still undertakes some contract and consultancy work. He enjoys astronomy and is a member of Cambridge Astronomical Association.
Roger gave his heart to the Lord in 1972 through the outreach of a Christian coffee bar in London during his time as a student at Imperial College. Since then he has been actively involved in church life. He enjoys working with small groups and he and Mary hosted a home group for several years. Roger is co-leader of the Saturday Men’s Meeting, Iron Sharpens Iron, and co-ordinates the Pastoral Visitors Team. He is a volunteer for Cambridgeshire Hearing Help, a charity which holds sessions around the county.