Dr. Mona J. Mølnvik has a PhD within Mechanical Engineering from NTNU and became Research Director for Gas technology in SINTEF Energy Research in 2011 from a position as chief scientist. She has been with SINTEF since 1997. Mølnvik has been active in CCS research since early 2000. She was central in developing, leading and expanding the centre of excellence, FME BIGCCS - International CCS Research Centre (2009-2016) to becoming one of the largest CCS R&D efforts worldwide. Further, she has been involved in developing several EU-projects. Mølnvik has been a central contributor to development of strategies for CCS, and she was the first leader of the CO2 transport initiative of EERA JP Carbon Capture and Storage. Mølnvik is the director of the newly started Centre of Excellence FME NCCS - Norwegian CCS Research Centre.