executive board

The Trans Global Projects Group is run by a stable management team with a strong track record.

principal directors

Colin Charnock

GROUP CEO

A founder of Trans Global Projects in 1988, Colin uses more than three decades of experience in the sector to lead the Group’s global business strategy. Whilst he is proud of the successful international company TGP has become, one of his defining moments was the award to the company of a total logistics contract for one of the first generation of mega-projects in 2000. To this day, this giant gas condensate project remains one of the most innovative contracts of its type ever undertaken in the project logistics industry.

Joerg Roehl

CEO EUROPE

Joerg joined the Trans Global Projects Group in 2017. As CEO Europe he oversees the current activities in Europe and drives further development of the Group’s network. In addition, Joerg is the CEO of Natco AG, the Group’s Swiss subsidiary based in Ruemlang/Zurich and also responsible for NPT Brasil. Having worked for various logistic and shipping companies in Europe and Asia for more than 25 years, he brings with him a fundamental knowledge of all modes of transport as well as a profound expertise of the project logistics industry.

Andrew Herbert

GROUP CFO

Andrew takes overall financial responsibility for the Trans Global Projects Group. Previously, he worked as Chief Financial Officer for two international mining companies. With more than 25 years of experience in the financial sector, Andrew worked in various locations, for example in the Far East, the Commonwealth of Independent States and in Africa. His international background and strong financial and industry expertise ensure that Andrew is ideally equipped for the challenge of developing the Group’s businesses in international markets.

Simon Duke

MANAGING DIRECTOR MIDDLE EAST/INDIA

Previously based in China, Simon joined Trans Global Projects' Perth office in 2009. From there he led the Australia team’s highly successful achievements in executing numerous technically challenging logistics contracts for some of the country’s largest oil and gas, mining and power projects in recent years. To further develop our already well established office in the Middle East, Simon eventually relocated to Dubai, where he leads our team in the Middle East and India.

Matt Jackson

GROUP CCO

Responsible for the acquisition and development of business worldwide, Matt supports Trans Global Projects’ various regional subsidiaries to ensure each contract is a success. During more than 20 years with the group, Matt has been resident or semi-resident in five countries, conducting business in more than 50 countries around the world. One of the most satisfying aspects about his work is the international teamwork he regularly experiences as individuals pull together to overcome the many challenges of each project.

Marc Cowie

GROUP COO

Marc has been with the Trans Global Projects Group for over 20 years. During that time, he successfully managed a plethora of major projects across a range of worldwide locations, most notably in countries such as Kazakhstan, Russia, the North Sea, New Caledonia, Australia and Iraq. Marc has a UK degree in Maritime Law and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. He is presently the Group Operations Director and based in the UK.

Walter Prosetti

GLOBAL CHARTERING DIRECTOR

Walter joined the Trans Global Projects Group in 2019 as Global Chartering Director to manage charter contracts and oversee global carrier policies and relationships. Bringing more than three decades of experience in the international shipping industry, Walter has held various senior management and country manager roles at shipping companies across the world. With his wealth of industry expertise and international background, Walter’s respective knowledge and experience ideally complement the TGP leadership team.

regional directors

Azer Aliyev

MANAGING DIRECTOR – CASPIAN & RUSSIA

Azer joined the Trans Global Projects Group in 1993 and is based in Baku, Azerbaijan. While much of his over 20-year career in project logistics has been based around the energy industry, Azer’s expertise has also been used by Hollywood, as he was in charge of meeting James Bond’s logistics needs in "The World is Not Enough". Due to his broad experience, Azer is responsible for the company being recognised today as one of the leading logistics providers in this energy-rich geographical region.

Steve Sullivan

MANAGING DIRECTOR - AUSTRALIA

Steve joined Trans Global Projects Australia in 2010 to look after the country’s growing project portfolio. His 20 years’ experience in the local mining, oil and gas and energy sectors assisted in the execution of a number of technically challenging projects for some of the world’s biggest companies. In 2015 Steve was appointed as a director to help drive the company’s success further.

Daniel Tinarwo

MANAGING DIRECTOR – AFRICA

Based for Trans Global Projects in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Daniel brings to the Group a wide-ranging logistics experience within sub-Saharan Africa, where he has worked and travelled extensively. Daniel has profound knowledge of logistics for the mining industry in Africa and has been involved in managing several major iron ore projects, most recently in Sierra Leone itself but also in other sub-Saharan countries. Before he specialised in mining logistics, Daniel managed an international military supply chain.

Julian Clarke

PRESIDENT – NORTH AMERICA

One of the founders of Trans Global Projects in 1988, Julian is a long-standing member of the management team. He is currently based in Houston, where he manages the Group’s entire activities in the USA. Julian has previously headed up a wide range of project logistics teams from around the world. His previous assignments have included locations as diverse as Thailand, Australia, Sakhalin Island and China.