Rod started working life as an engineer in the chemical industry but has spent the last 30 years in “tech”, which included founding a flight simulation games company and also building a digital communications business that was listed on AIM. He is now semi-retired and chair of three tech companies as well as advising others.
He is a Fellowship Councillor representing the North and Chairs the Fellowship Council. He is also a trustee of a youth club and until recently was a high school governor and chair of his old town’s social enterprise company. He has been a member of Rotary for 10 years and is a Paul Harris Fellow.