Paul Rogers is a retired lieutenant from FDNY after serving the City of New York for 32 years. As an FDNY officer, Lieutenant Rogers was Fire Prevention Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the FDNY Special Operations Command (SOC) Hazardous Materials Division. Rogers serves on the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force (USAR) 1 as a Hazardous Materials Manager and previously has deployed with FEMA USR 1 to Haiti shortly following the devastating earthquake. He also served as an FDNY liaison to the U.S. Marine Corps Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF). Since retiring from FDNY, Lt. Rogers consults with clients on the safe installations of Energy Storage Systems in the built environment.