Roger is Chief Executive of the Omega academic Knowledge Transfer Network on aviation sustainability, based out of Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK. Omega started in January 2007 involving 9 universities and a wide range of stakeholders. Previously Roger headed up work in the UK Department for Transport on air quality and environmental technology aspects of aviation's environmental impact.

He has 20 years experience in aviation during which time he has also worked for Defence Evaluation Research Agency and QinetiQ on aviation environmental research management and emissions technical issues.