During his Fellowship in 2000 to 2001 Roger was sponsored by Jaakko Poyry and examined global forests and their role in the sustainable satisfaction of human needs.  Roger is currently the Forestry Chief Operating Officer at UK-based FIM Services Ltd, an alternative investment manager specialising in real asset investments, specifically forestry and renewable energy.  Prior to joining FIM, Roger was Director of Investment Forestry at IWC, an international timberland investment advisor with commitments of USD 3.5 billion on behalf of institutional investors. Roger holds an MSc in Forest Economics.