New Volcanic Futures

The project offers considerable opportunity to advance integrated assessment of interdependencies across the wellbeings framework and establish methodologies for broad application elsewhere in New Zealand and globally.

For the Volcanic Futures programme, Roger jointly leads the Co-creation research aim with Tom Wilson, the primary objective being to apply a collaborative and iterative approach to ensure the decision-support tools developed meet multi-capital and intergenerational wellbeing objectives and are fit-for immediate use.

Roger is a Civil Engineer and Fellow of Engineering New Zealand.
His career spans government, State Owned Enterprises and the private sector, including design, construction, and government policy.

Roger is an internationally recognised expert on infrastructure resilience.
Roger is Chair of the New Zealand Lifelines (Utilities) Council and is Chair of the Earthquake Induced Landslides National Advisory Group.

He has recently been a member of the Expert Panel for development of the National Climate Change Risk Assessment Framework.

He is an independent consultant with Neo Leaf Global Ltd.