Roland’s research on the ECPE project centres on sustainable/closed loop supply chains for plastics. His work with Professor Nishikant Mishra and Professor Amar Ramudhin involves visualisation and mapping of plastic usage/recycling using Morrisons Supermarket Plc and William Jacksons Food Group (WJFG) as case studies.
He holds a BA in Economics from University of Cape Coast, Ghana; MSc (Econs) in Public Policy, Post Graduate Training Certificate and PhD in Labour Economics from the University of Hull. Roland also has a professional accounting qualification and an affiliate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Prior to his current role, he worked as a PDRA on Green Port Hull (GPH) funded project which focused on “Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact Assessment of Siemens Gamesa/Association British Ports (ABP) Hull Wind Turbine Investment and Review of Green Port Hull strategies to develop a sustainable renewables industry in Hull and East Riding”.
Roland works closely with other PDRAs on the project and, together with Dr Karen Rodgers, belongs to the Cross-Universities “LCA for Circular Economy Plastics Network”.