Dr Gareth Johnson is Head of CCS Sustainability at Drax. Gareth is a geologist with expertise in energy geosciences. He specialises in CCS and CDR and has also worked in the geothermal, energy storage and oil, gas and mineral production sectors. He joined Drax in 2023, after ten years of research at the Universities of Strathclyde and Edinburgh. Before that, he was a consultant geologist in the energy sector. He has a PhD in CCS, specialising in MMV. At Drax, Gareth leads on the science and evidence that underpin the sustainability of BECCS to help Drax deliver their commitment to be amongst the world’s first carbon removal companies.