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Global CCS Institute Appoints New Chief Executive

8th July 2021

8 July 2021, MELBOURNE – The Board of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute today announced the appointment of Mr Jarad Daniels as the Institute’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Jarad will join the Institute on October 4th, 2021.

Jarad has had a distinguished career with the US Department of Energy, most recently as Director, Office of Strategic Planning, Analysis and Engagement. During his time with the DoE, Jarad has become an expert on CCUS, climate change and clean energy technologies. He has worked with many countries, multilateral organisations, NGO’s and companies on technology development and deployment and government policy.

Jarad will be based in the Institute’s Washington DC office. As an Australian company, Melbourne will remain the Institute’s registered head office.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr Philip Bainbridge, Chairman of the Board of Directors, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Jarad as the new CEO of the Institute.  He is passionate and knowledgeable about climate change and the role CCS can play in achieving net zero emissions across all sectors. Jarad brings the knowledge, personal style and relationships to lead the growth of the Institute into the future.”

“I would also like to thank Brad Page for his 10 years of outstanding service to the Institute and his support in managing an orderly CEO transition.”

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Jarad Daniels said:

“It is an honour to be given the opportunity to lead the Institute. The role of Carbon Capture and Storage in achieving net zero emissions by 2050 is increasingly accepted and more governments and companies are developing projects. This needs to continue to accelerate to meet the world’s climate challenge.”

“The Institute has a global reputation as a trusted partner and adviser, a centre of knowledge, an advocate and a facilitator bringing people together.”

“I look forward to working with all our Members and helping the Institute achieve its mission to accelerate the deployment of CCS globally.”



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About the Global CCS Institute: The Global CCS Institute is an international think tank whose mission is to accelerate the deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS), a vital technology to tackle climate change and provide energy security. For more information, visit

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