Jeff Erikson is the General Manager, Client Engagement, for the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, an international thinktank backed by government and business whose mission is to accelerate the deployment of CCS. Jeff joined the Institute in January 2016 as General Manager, Americas, before moving to his current role in 2017. As GM, Client Engagement, he is responsible for ensuring the Institute’s Members derive high value from their membership, as well as expanding the membership base and identifying fee-for-service opportunities.
Prior to joining the Institute, Jeff was Director of Global Projects at the Carbon War Room, an international non-governmental organisation and think tank working on issues regarding market-based solutions to climate change. Previously he served as Senior Vice President at SustainAbility, a pioneering global think tank and strategic advisory firm, where he worked with multinational businesses across numerous industries to develop and execute corporate sustainability programs and strategies. Early in his career, Jeff spent 14 years at Mobil Oil and ExxonMobil Corporation, where he was responsible for projects and programs in multiple engineering specialties and across a broad range of environmental, health and safety issues.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Bucknell University and is a licensed professional engineer.