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Roger Evans
Secretary General at International Salvage Union (ISU)


Roger Evans FNI is a master mariner who spent 14 years at sea in all types of trades before joining SMIT Salvage BV in 1985. Since then he progressed in various commercial positions within the SMIT Group, starting as Assistant then Manager Offshore Division London and between 1988-1992 was SMIT Marine General Manager Offshore - Great Yarmouth office.

In 1992 he returned to SMIT London office as Contracts Manager then in 1999 Director SMIT London office. In 2002 to 2013 Roger transferred to the SMIT Salvage head office in Rotterdam, The Netherlands where he was Senior Contracts Manager in the commercial department involved in numerous major ER casualties, Wreck Removals and Special Projects.

In January 2013 to July 2018 he returned to SMIT Salvage BV London office as Manager UK SMIT.

In July 2018 Roger moved to his current position as Secretary General of the ISU.

Agenda Sessions

  • Revision of wreck removal contracts and processes for wreck removal tendering