Roger Jeynes

Roger is an independent non-executive director for the Development Bank of Wales and is a member of its investment committee.

He also currently serves on the boards of Downing Three VCT plc, and Charborough Capital Limited and is a trustee of the Lloyd Reason Foundation charity. Roger’s early career included a number of senior technical, marketing and general management roles at IBM, EMC and Pyramid Technology in the UK, Italy and the USA.

From 1997 to 2006 he was chief operating officer of Interregnum plc, a technology merchant bank. In this role he managed the deployment of substantial investment capital into a wide range of early-stage and AIM-listed companies, and served on the boards of more than a dozen investee companies and several venture capital trusts (VCTs). 

A mathematics graduate of Sheffield University and Fellow of the RSA, Roger holds a certificate in investment management from IIMR, and was Professor of Management Practice at Anglia Ruskin University from 2008 to 2017.