Operations, Safety & Commercial Director
Roger has past manufacturing processes experience in the aerospace industry and a number of years airport operations management experience, landside and airside at London Luton and more recently Gatwick airports. Roger’s responsibilities have included; airside operations, RFFS and for the air navigation and engineering service providers. Achievements include; delivering over 50 airport operations capital projects, an Airport Operations Centre hub, air traffic contract renegotiation, and transforming the safety culture.
Roger also experienced a 5 month spell in Sweden at Stockholm Skavsta airport (TBI Airports) as part of a small senior team dedicated to turning around the airports commercial and operational status in readiness for a new LCC operation. This, during a particularly harsh winter.
He has championed safety, the balance of commercial objectives, chaired numerous working groups and committees and has represented airports and the AOA including; developments of Future Airspace Strategy, flight operations, airside driving standards, leading TBI airport group on competency framework, air traffic service standards, Local Runway Safety Teams, Airport Collaborative Decision Making and others. The results provided delivery in the following; reduced risk, improved safety while enhancing; customer service & satisfaction, asset utilisation, productivity, resource capability, flow capacity, colleague competencies and impressive financial accomplishments.