Dr Roy Bitrus

Senior Business Development Consultant.

Appointed to work with Bowalds Water and Environment (BWE), a business arm of Bowalds Energy, Roy is a Geologist and a business development consultant with a first degree in Geology and Mining, masters in environmental management and a doctorate ((PhD) in Geology from the University of Aberdeen United Kingdom focused on reservoir characterisation for CO2 storage.

He is also a Royal Society of Edinburgh Unlocking Ambition Enterprise Fellow 2019.

Roy has over 10 years of experience in Business and entrepreneurship having started his own company in Nigeria retailing computers and hardware before exiting the company for the pursuit of his masters in the UK.

Roy has also worked as an academic consultant for the Agency for Science and Higher Education in Croatia where he was part of an academic team that accredited two Geology faculties in the University of Zagreb.

Roy is currently working as a Director of Business Development in an award-winning start-up company, where he is working to commercialise a microfluidic technology and also working with other start-ups in the Aberdeen and Grampian region of the United Kingdom. Roy has technical skills and experience in contaminated land analysis, water and wastewater treatment (WWT), seismic reservoir characterisation and carbon capture and storage to mitigate for CO2 emissions and climate change.

He is married and has passion for global travel.