Roland has a MA in Sequential Illustration from the University of Brighton and a first class honours degree in Illustration from Falmouth College of Arts (now Falmouth University). He holds a PGCE in Higher Education, is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Society of Education and Training. Roland has thirteen years experience as a lecturer teaching within both Further Education and Higher Education. In addition to lecturing, Roland is an illustrator focusing mainly on illustrating for children. He has worked for a range of clients tackling a wide range of briefs, ranging from illustrating plays for the BBC to education materials for many publishers including Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Mantra Lingua, A and C Black, Bloomsbury and Scholastic.
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Member of Society of Education and Training
- AHRC Research Scholarship