Australasia Sustainability Leader
Roger is a Sustainability Consultant with over 20 years of experience in sustainability planning, urban development and infrastructure in Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
He leads Arup’s sustainability team across Australasia, which focusses on facilitating improved sustainability, carbon and resilience outcomes from major programs and projects. Roger has experience working closely with both industry and governments in setting strategies and delivering improved social, economic and environmental outcomes for clients and their projects.
He brings to Arup a deep understanding of a range of international frameworks and rating tools at the city, precinct, infrastructure and building scales, and an appreciation of the emergence and growth of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) finance and the impact it will have in driving positive change in the areas of carbon, energy, social and resilience.
Some of his recent sustainable development advisory work includes Western Sydney International Airport Sustainable Infrastructure Strategy, Circular Quay Redevelopment Sustainability Framework and Sydney Bays Precinct sustainability strategy. He has recently been a member of an expert panel for the NSW Government in developing a decarbonisation strategy for NSW.
Roger was named one of the Green Star Champions for 2020 by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). He is a member of the GBCA, Green Star Communities Educator on Faculty, Assessor and Accredited Professional and is a guest lecturer for the Master of Urban Planning and Infrastructure course at UNSW, and the Urban Ecology course at The University of Sydney. He is a published author: Playing the long game (Asia Pacific Airports) and chapter author in Decarbonising the Built Environment Charting the Transition.