Roger Morton, Managing Director of Innovation & Technology , EMR
Roger, a chemical engineer, joined EMR in March 2020 as Managing Director for Technology and Innovation bringing with him 19 years of experience within the recycling sector.
Prior to this, Roger had held various general management positions within the chemical, textile and building material industries before co-founding Axion Consulting and Axion Polymers in 2001. Axion was at the forefront of development of novel treatment processes for non-metallic materials, which led to the establishment of Axion’s advanced end-of-life vehicle recycling plants in Salford (2006) and Trafford Park (2011).
Rogers current activities include leading the RECOVAS partnership which is creating the first UK end-of-life supply chain for electric car batteries and participating in the REAP partnership to develop processes for recycling rare earth magnets. Both of these projects are guided by EMR’s sustainability strategy, Our Decade of Action, an ambitious ten year plan to create sustainable materials with net-zero carbon footprint.