Roger Lis is a Senior Consultant and Safety Leadership Specialist who partners with clients to build sustaining cultures that drive safe, quality performance. After spending over a decade working in various key Environmental, Safety, and Health Leadership roles on multibillion-dollar projects, Roger knows what truly drives culture change, compliance, and ownership by front line leadership.
Roger has global experience working with different cultures in industries such as aviation, government, mining, metals, and oil and gas. Using innovative approaches that incorporate neuro and behavioral science, Roger has developed strategies, tools, and processes that have received awards and recognition by universities, clients, and industries.
For over a decade, Roger has worked in key Environmental Safety and Health roles at Bechtel in three of their five business units. He was Project ES&H manager for Bechtel National which serves government projects such as Ground Missile Defense, National Laboratories, Biological Threat Reduction, and Energy Clean-up. For Bechtel Oil Gas and Chemical, Roger was Operations and Functional ES&H Manager over Australia, which included three Liquefied Natural Gas plants in Queensland valued at over US$70 billion and one in Western Australia, over US$29 billion. Roger was also Bechtel’s Global Project ES&H Manager for one of Australia’s largest resource developments, Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG project. Most recently Roger was Bechtel’s Project ES&H Manager for Shell’s Petrochemical Plant in Monaca, Pennsylvania, which at peak will have a construction workforce over 6,000 people.
Roger has a degree in Flight Technology with an emphasis in Aviation Management and Safety and Health Management from Central Washington University. Roger also holds a degree as an Aviation Maintenance Technician from the Spartan School of Aeronautics, and an Airframe and Powerplant License from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Roger has served as an Executive Member of the Safety Management Advisory Board at Central Washington University, and was awarded a distinguished Alumni Award in 2014.