Roger Weatherby

Chairman Elect

Roger Weatherby became CEO of Weatherbys Bank in 2000, a position he held until September 2023. In March 2024, Roger will step up to the role of Chairman. He was educated at Eton College & Sandhurst and has a Masters from London Business School. Before joining Weatherbys, Roger served in The 15th/19th Hussars and worked at Cazenove & Co.

Outside of Weatherbys, Roger held the post of Senior Steward (Chairman) of The Jockey Club from 2014 – 2019 and was Chairman of Racing Welfare from 2005 – 2010. From 2010 – 2013, he was the inaugural chairman of The Racing Foundation.

Roger has a passion for philanthropy and a keen interest in climate change and sustainability. He has taken part in several hare-brained adventures including an expedition to the South Pole in 2005, raising over £400,000 for charity. In 2018 Roger started our flagship conference – “Creating The Future” – which brings together experts in diverse fields to stimulate discussion around major issues facing society and our future.