Roger has more than a decade of professional experience advising music and entertainment clients in the evaluation and management of financial risk relating to event cancellation perils and constructing tailored insurance solutions to meet their specific needs. He holds a BA degree in Economics from UCLA, and a JD degree from Hastings College of Law. Roger spent several years as an entertainment transactional attorney, specializing in the representation of performing artists, producers, record labels, publishing companies and event promoters, prior to entering the insurance field via the creation of a bespoke online insurance program for weddings and special events, which was later acquired by a Fortune 500 company. Roger has held senior and chief executive positions with leading international entertainment insurance brokerage firms and presently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer of Doodson Insurance Brokerage, LLC (the USA division of Arthur Doodson Brokers Ltd., a Lloyds of London broker). He is a widely recognized expert in the field of music and event contingency insurance, and serves as a key insurance advisor to many of the top-grossing tours, live music promoters, festival producers and event organizers both domestically and internationally.