Roydhouse Associates is an independent strategic advisory business, specialising in providing guidance, counsel and advice on all things media and communications.
Rob Roydhouse has 30 years international and domestic advertising, media, marketing and commercial business experience, starting his career at advertising agency Masius. He quickly became Media Manager there before being appointed Media Director at MDA, which became Saatchi & Saatchi.
He has held senior management positions at agencies including Clemenger and Ogilvy in Australia and FCB, before establishing New Zealand's first independent media agency Strategic Media. With his partner, he built this business into New Zealand’s largest locally owned business of its type, before it was acquired by Aegis Media/Carat in 2001.
As CEO of the Aegis Media group in New Zealand, he acquired and grew businesses in the media, digital, experiential, pr and promotional sectors.
Having worked with most of this country’s leading advertisers, marketers, media proprietors and researchers, Rob brings real experience, real expertise and real knowledge to business. His total independence translates into objectivity and honesty.
Rob has contributed to industry bodies including CAANZ where he has sat on the Executive Board and the AUT Advertising Advisory Committee. He also sits on the Board of drug and alcohol rehabilitation organisation Odyssey House and is an active participant at Board level of domestic violence intervention service Shine.