Roy entered full time ministry as an ordained pastor with the Rhema Family of Churches in 1991. He is head of the Western Cape Province Rhema Family Churches & National Governing Board Member. Roy is also the Regional Overseer of the Intenational Federation of Christian Churches (IFCC), Western & Southern Cape Provinces. He is a member of the World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR), and a member of various national and international associations, including the US Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (USPRA). Roy has traveled extensively abroad to equip himself in Psychosocial Rehabilitation studying various models of community integration of psychiatric patients in countries like the USA, Europe and Ukraine.
Roy’s passion for the underprivileged and emotionally scarred, combined with his love for business, real estate and challenges, motivated him to become the visionary and founder of many civic, community, and religious service groups.
He has been instrumental in the intervention of, and preventing the closure of several mental health institutions. He and his team are also contracted on an ad hoc basis as consultants by the Department of Health. He gained thorough experience in Restorative Justice, Parole Board procedures and counselling during his 3½ years voluntary work at Goodwood Prison, Cape Town.