Roy knew he wanted to be a designer since high school.
Born in London, Roy cut his teeth early at renowned London design firms, The Partners and Carol Dempsey and Thirkell, and shortly founded his own design firm, The Third Man, working with the likes of Virgin Records and the Royal Opera House
Moving to Australia in the early 1990's, Roy was involved in major Olympic-related branding projects, most notably, the Olympic Village and Olympic Stadium identities.
In 1998 he moved to Canada.
Since forming Subplot in 2003 Roy as helped the agency to grow to become one of Canada’s most respected packaging design consultancies.
Roy's work has been recognized internationally in design competitions and publications across 3 continents, including Creative Review, AR100, Graphic Designers of Canada, Graphis, HOW, Graphics World, the Australian Designers Association, Lotus Awards, New York Festivals, Applied Arts, Coupe Awards and Pentawards