Jared Hawkins has 10 years of experience in Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS). Prior to that, he worked in environmental remediation. Mr. Hawkins currently leads the Infrastructure Assessment Task for the Midwest Regional Carbon Initiative (MRCI). He has been the technical lead on several tasks related to different aspects of CCUS, including risk assessment, geologic characterization, infrastructure planning, environmental impact, policy & permitting, socioeconomic factors and environmental justice, and jobs & economic impacts. He holds a Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science from the University of Toledo.