Prof. Philip George Rogers
Visiting Professor

Prof. Philip George Rogers

Maritime Transport and Commerce
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Short CV
Philip has some 50+ years of experience in the commercial shipping industry. After nearly a decade spent at sea serving as a Navigating Officer aboard bulk carriers, tankers, general cargo and fleet replenishment vessels Philip commenced his shore career as a Shipping Economist for a British Shipowner operating Handysize bulk carriers. After 3 years he moved on to become a Shipping Analyst for Clarkson shipbrokers. During that time he sat his professional examinations to become a Chartered Shipbroker winning the Armac prize in the competitive global examinations. Immediately after that he offered his services and taught Shipping Economics for many years later becoming the overall Assessor - a position he still holds. Whilst at Clarksons he was headhunted to create the Research & Consultancy Division of the world’s largest independent shipbroker Simpson, Spence & Young where for 15 years he was the Managing Director. For 14 of these years he was also the Coal Trade consultant to the United Nations responsible for their long term forecasts. Moving to New York in 2000 he was the Content Director for leading dot com MaritimeDirect managing a staff of 70. Eventually returning to the UK he was appointed as Global Head of Research and Analysis for Galbraith’s Shipbrokers and at the same time was appointed as Visiting Professor at Copenhagen Business School later progressing to become Chief Examiner and Dean for the Executive MBA programme in Shipping and Logistics. Philip joined the world's largest interdealer broker, ICAP, in 2008 as Head of Consultancy before retiring in 2011. Currently, in addition to his Professorship in Denmark, he holds an Honorary Professorship in Shipping and Logistics at Plymouth University and is Professor of Commodity Trade and Economics at Frederick University in Limassol, Cyprus. He has also held Visiting Professorships in London and Hamburg. Philip has been at the cutting edge of Shipping Research for the past 35 years and has spoken at, or chaired, over 100 International Shipping Conferences.
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