Roger Fowler worked as a builder in the Cotswolds in the southwest of England before becoming a truck driver and convoyer for the International Committee of the Red Cross, providing humanitarian aid throughout the former Yugoslavia. He has developed an understanding of the complexities and horrors of this war and maintains a deep commitment to the continued important work of humanitarian organizations. Writing to share his story and bring awareness to the plight of civilians affected by conflict, Roger has seen people at their very worst, yet showing poise and resilience in the face of tragedy. His work with the ICRC was recognized by the Queen in November 1995 at Buckingham Palace. He lives in Sooke, BC, with his wife and daughter.