C-Capture, the designer of world-leading and innovative chemical processes for carbon dioxide removal, has appointed Tom White as its Chief Executive Officer.
Tom has a strong technical foundation in carbon capture and storage (CCS), and in his 20-year career to date has demonstrated an excellent track record in business growth and leadership in the energy sector. He joins C-Capture from BadrEOR, an oilfield services company based in Oman where he was CEO for three years. Prior to this he held senior management roles with engineering and project management firms; Parsons, AmecFosterWheeler, Jacobs and WorleyParsons in the UK and Middle East.
A former officer in the Corps of Royal Engineers, Tom also serves as Vice President Regions on the board of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, responsible for the governance of overseas entities and for representing its 20,000 non-UK members
C-Capture’s Chairman, Tristan Fischer, said: “Tom’s expertise in chemical engineering perfectly complements the development of C-Capture’s technology and the strength of Tom’s business development expertise will help in C-Capture’s rapid expansion.”
Tom White said: “I am incredibly excited to be joining C-Capture at this pivotal time; its award-winning CO2 capture solution is exactly what UK and global industry need to achieve cost-effective decarbonisation. C-Capture’s novel solvent technology is viable on a large scale and offers a safe, low-cost way to remove carbon dioxide from emissions sources such as power stations, cement and steel works.
“When coupled with sustainably sourced biofuels, C-Capture is able to achieve carbon-negative power, which is revolutionary. The time for large scale deployment of CCS is now and C-Capture’s solution represents a step change in performance to existing technologies”
Tristan Fischer added: “As C-Capture enters the next exciting phase of company growth and with the need for CCS at a large scale increasingly urgent with the climate crisis unfolding before us, we are delighted to have Tom join the C-Capture team.”