People & partners

Roger Cooke

Associate Consultant

Roger Cooke is an Associate Consultant who served as OPM's Managing Director from 2002 until 2009. He moved from Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) where, having been made a partner in 1984, he at various stages ran the firm's public sector management consulting group, its strategy, marketing and privatisations consulting groups and its organisational and human resources consulting group. He also had global responsibility for organisational and human resource services to the government, education, post and transportation industries, as well as leading the development of the firm's global-change management service methodology. Roger has led numerous high-level consultancy projects in public administration and utilities restructuring and reform, within international agencies, national government departments, public utilities and not-for-profit organisations in both developed and developing countries. Roger has advised extensively at international, national, sector and organisation level on institutional framework and organisational restructuring, human capital development, pay reform and the management of change. He spent a period on secondment to the UK government department with central responsibility for the machinery of government and personnel management throughout the home civil service. He has also advised extensively within the private sector. Roger's geographical experience includes central, southern and west Africa, Egypt and other parts of the Middle East, Europe, east and south-east Asia and the eastern Caribbean, as well as western Europe, North America and Australia. Roger stepped down from his role as Managing Director of OPM in early 2009 but continues to provide consultancy services for us.