Ron Munson is the Principal and Founder of Cogentiv Solutions LLC – a consulting organization focused on developing customized, actionable solutions in carbon, energy, and environmental management. Clients include governments, advocacy organizations developing energy and environmental policy proposals, and energy/environmental NGOs.
Previously, Munson served as the Global Lead for Carbon Capture Technology at the Global CCS Institute, where he led capture-related thought leadership and technical advocacy efforts. These included work related to industrial applications of carbon capture, the importance of pilot-scale testing of capture technologies, the impacts of capture systems on water use, CCS on biofuels production as a negative emissions opportunity and others.
Ron was formerly a Senior Engineer contracting to the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). At NETL, Ron supported greenhouse gas emissions mitigation research, development and demonstration programs. This included support for DOE programs all along the commercialization pathway, from process concept through demonstration.
Ron’s academic background is in Chemical Engineering.