Roger Green is originally from Youghal, Co. Cork and he was educated by the Christian Brothers at Trim, Co. Meath. He joined the Royal Insurance Company based at 45 Dame Street, Dublin as a Junior Clerk. He clearly recalls the regime in the Company which was very much influenced by the British model. He speaks about his promotion to the position of Senior City Inspector within the Company. He has always loved the sea and is a member of the Sailing Club at Malahide.