As VP, Global Sustainability for Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Roger’s activities range from pushing for progressive, but pragmatic outcomes in environmental regulatory affairs to working with innovators and like-minded industry partners on the sustainability challenges of the logistics industry. Creating value for multiple different stakeholder groups through maintaining and leveraging the group’s leading sustainability profile and actively seeking engagement is also a central part of the role.
Roger also currently serves as the Chair of Trident Alliance, an industry initiative campaigning for effective enforcement of sulphur regulation to protect health, environmental and fair-competition interests. He is a Board Member of the Ocean Exchange, a forum for acceleration sustainable innovation and he is a Steering Committee member of the Ship Recycling Transparency initiative.
Before starting his current role in 2017, Roger was VP of one of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) commercial divisions. Prior to that he was WWL’s VP, Environment for three years, during which time he founded the Trident Alliance. Roger holds a mechanical and manufacturing engineering degree from the University of Dublin, Trinity College.