Roger Staker qualified as a professional accountant (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy) in 1968. His public sector career highlights included Assistant County Treasurer of North Yorkshire and Assistant Director of South West Water Authority. In 1984, he joined International Computers Ltd (now part of Fujitsu) as a business consultant and delivered consultancy and trouble-shooting services in Iraq, Australia, Malaysia and Spain.
From 1991, he established himself as an independent management consultant. He wrote Marketing for Schools and numerous articles for professional financial and IT magazines, both national and international. He is a keen photographer and has a life-long interest in aviation.