Roger Tweedy

Roger Tweedy hails from Wellington in New Zealand , and has been involved in employment activism since 1985 in a variety of ways - as a tutor, policy advisor, lobbyist, local employment co-ordinator, and as a founder of several new enterprises.

His achievements include the co-creation of the Volunteer Centre in Wellington, the establishment of the NEWORK Centre, and more recently the NRG Trust, a support agency/incubator for young entrepreneurs.

In 2001 Roger was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study one of his specialties - work futures - in North America, where he represented the Australasian region in the creation of the Universal Declaration on the Profession of Leading and Managing Volunteers.