Roger was a senior partner of SGV & Co., a member practice of Ernst & Young International where he was heavily involved in domestic and worldwide audit practices over three decades. Specialising in initial public offerings, industry research studies, corporate restructuring, business process re-engineering, business risk management, and financial and tax management consulting, he visited various Asian countries in a consultative capacity.
After his retirement from SGV in 2001, Roger joined CG&Co. as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He is active in numerous socio-civic organizations, where he held key positions. He was Vice President for Southern Mindanao of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) and President of PICPA-Cagayan de Oro Chapter. He served as President of the Rotary Club of Makati-EDSA, where he received several awards for meritorious service, as well as an officer of both the Rotary Club of Davao and the Rotary Club of West Cagayan de Oro. He was also elected as Executive Vice President of the Philippine Jaycee Senate and President of the Davao Jaycee Senate, for which he was awarded the Most Outstanding Chapter President of the Philippine Jaycee Senate.
A Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree holder from the University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R), Roger earned recognition as USJ-R’s Most Outstanding Alumnus in the field of Accountancy. He obtained his Master of Business Management degree from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and attended AIM’s Top Management Program. He also took courses at the Arthur Andersen Executive Program in Geneva, Switzerland (1987); Denver, Colorado, USA (1994); and Boston, Massachusetts, USA (1997)