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Roger Clayton

Chief Operating Officer

Roger has more than 21 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He is the Chief Operating Officer at Salt Funds Management.


Roger started his finance career in 1997 as a key account manager in JP Morgan’s equity derivatives middle office in London.  He returned to New Zealand in 2000 to work as an investment product advisor for Royal & SunAlliance.   Roger then spent seven years with the Westpac Group from 2004 to 2011 in several roles including Senior Product Development Manager at BT Investment Management in Sydney and Head of Product at BT Funds Management NZ where he oversaw the launch of the Westpac KiwiSaver Scheme.


Prior to joining Salt, Roger was employed for seven years at ASB Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.  Most recently as Head of Wealth Product where he led the transition of ASB’s managed investment schemes into the Financial Markets Conduct regime.


Roger has a Bachelor of Laws and Commerce (Hons) degree from the University of Otago and Masters in Commerce from Auckland University.