Roger de Freitas


Roger grew up in Cambridge, surrounded by challenging architecture and evolving townscapes. With a degree in Government, as a field archaeologist he explored the path of the M40 out to Oxford. A journalist, he has lived in west London for 30 years.


As a past chair of the Hammersmith Society civic and amenity group, Roger is engaged in local and regional planning issues.


He has been active in support of community groups, including the supporters trust at Shepherd’s Bush’s football team QPR, Living Streets campaigning for more sociable neighbourhoods, primary school special needs governor, and cleans up the River Thames with other locals, for which he received the Queen Mother’s Birthday Award.


Nationally, he has chaired the UK’s largest practical conservation project. He is Vice Chair of the Tree Council, and internationally is on the advisory board of the Global Nature Fund. He specialises in good governance.


With CPA he is making his Edwardian home more energy efficient.


His likes include:


His dislikes include: