Roger A. Harris

Vice President, Operations

Roger has 20 years’ experience in the renewable, energy and chemicals industry.  Roger joined Velocys in 2014 to lead the demonstration of Velocys commercial reactors at ENVIA.  He led the commissioning, start-up and operational teams that supported ENVIA, during which time commercial fuels and RINs were successfully produced.  Currently he is project director for Altalto, our waste-to-jet fuel project in the UK.

Prior to joining Velocys, Roger was with Sasol Ltd. where he was Business Development Technology Manager of GTL and Chemicals.  He has extensive experience in R&D, technology management, conceptual development, commissioning, start-up and operations working across USA, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Roger has a B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in chemical engineering and has worked in the research and development of chemical and pharmaceutical separation processes.