Roger Martin-Fagg is an economist turned strategist. He began his career in the New Zealand Treasury, then moved into Airline Business Planning and teaching post-graduates all aspects of economics. He designed and ran the post-graduate diploma in Airline Management for British Airways before joining Henley Management College in 1987. Roger left Henley in 2008 and is now an independent teaching-consultant who designs and delivers bespoke Senior Management Development programmes for a wide range of companies. He has been external examiner to Bath University, worked with the Bank of England, three of the major UK clearing banks, advised a major London recording studio for 15 years, and regularly talks to SME owners in the UK and Europe about economic trends. He is a visiting fellow to Ashridge, Warwick and Henley business schools. Roger is a practical researcher. He focuses on how the economy really works and on the links between FT100 reward systems, the behaviour of banks and economic instability. He also researches his clients trading environment as a necessary component of his teaching. His book ‘Making Sense of the Economy’ is in its fourth reprint. He speaks at conferences around the world on the economic outlook and its impact on business. His quarterly economic update is sent to 1200 SME’s. He is a veteran oarsman, and plays keyboards in a rock band.