A former Bracknell Forest Borough Councillor (Crown Wood) and retired Thames Valley Police Superintendent, Roy is also a qualified teacher, having taught sociology at both Farnborough Sixth Form College and Buckinghamshire Chilterns University.
Roy has been a Bracknell Town councillor for Old Bracknell since March 2010.
Until his recent retirement, Roy worked as a business consultant in Information Technology. He is a member of the Institute of Customer Service and has expertise in complaint handling and conflict resolution. He maintains a keen interest in criminal justice and has published articles on policing. A doctoral student at the University of Portsmouth, Roy is membership secretary and publicity officer for the Reading Criminal Justice Association.
Roy, who has lived locally for nearly 30 years, is now Chair of Bracknell Constituency Labour Party. He has served on the school governing bodies at Oaklands in Crowthorne, Garth Hill College and Ranelagh. He is currently on the governing body at Fox Hill Primary school in Easthampstead.