Roy grew up in Vancouver and graduated from UBC in 1983. After graduation, he decided to venture north for a few years and stayed for over 25 years! He worked as a Pharmacy Manager for Northern Drugs and spent time in Kitimat, Prince Rupert and Terrace. When Northern Drugs sold their stores, Roy did some relief work and eventually found new roots on the Island. He has been working at Parksville Pharmasave since 2006. In his spare time Roy loves to cook and is an avid sports fan.