Roger is an award-winning producer, writer and director specializing in the nexus between environment, energy and national security. He is the executive producer/director of the Tidewater Security Project, an organization dedicated to harnessing the power of filmmaking and public advocacy to enhance our resilience, mitigation and adaptation solutions for dealing with our serious environmental challenges. His production company, Sorkin Strategic Communications, has created films for a variety of NGO, government and nonprofit clients since 2002. His latest independent film, The Burden has been called "the most effective communications tool ever made for shifting the debate on clean energy as one of urgent national security." Roger is an alumnus of the U.S. Army War College’s National Security Seminar and a fellow with the Truman National Security Project, where he also serves as a spokesperson for their Operation Free campaign. He has served as a communications advisor to the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence, and as a delegate to the Electricity Infrastructure Security Council. Roger began his career in broadcasting as the founding producer of a daily public affairs program in 1993, and then received a master of communication from Stanford University with a focus in documentary film before moving to Washington, DC, where he worked as a freelance writer, producer and editor for a variety of documentary productions before starting his own company.