Roger lives in Hamilton with his wife and their three-legged dog, 2 cats and numerous tropical fish.
He was born in Warwickshire, England and moved to New Zealand 27 years ago.
He worked in marketing for British Gas in Keynsham near Bristol prior to moving to NZ. Since then, he trained and worked as an architectural draughtsman, a Case Manager for MSD, a Support Worker, and an Employment Consultant.
He is an active member of Hamilton DPA and a peer supporter for My Life My Voice.
Outside of work you will find Roger making things in his shed, his latest projects being a belt sander and a small yacht (his wife says he just makes a mess!).
Anja is of Slovenian-Bosnian descent and was born in Slovenia - a small country in Central Europe. She moved to New Zealand 8 years ago and currently lives in Hamilton.
She is neurodiverse, has a physical disability from birth and developed autoimmune disease as a teenager. Representing a good number of minorities, she is passionate about bringing to light the inequality not only in workforce, but also in society.
Anja's background is in Management, Small Business Ownership and Hospitality. Outside of work Anja enjoys photography, design and spending time with her partner Gina and their Miniature Dachshund Fritz and a pet rat, Dexter.