Jannicke Gerner Bjerkås (1972) is Director CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage), in Fortum Oslo Varme and head of the carbon capture project at Oslo’s largest waste-to-energy plant since 2018. She has held various management positions as a.o Head of HR and Communication and Chief of Staff, and has professional knowledge from more than 10 years in energy recovery, recycling and biological treatment of organic waste. Jannicke was one of the initiators of the CCS Project in Oslo in 2014. She is a former Air Force officer with 4 years of training from the Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy, and 10 years of service in different positions within airspace control and intelligence, communications and HR. She has completed studies in market economics and also has a Master of Management from BI Norwegian Business School.
Energy Policy Advisor
Energy Systems Catapult; Stream chair
Susie has a background in engineering, which she applies to her work in energy policy with emphasis on innovation and whole systems decarbonisation of the energy sector. She has advised on wide-ranging policy areas, including electricity market reform, integrated policies for low carbon domestic heating and transport, and the development of a low carbon hydrogen industry within the UK. She brought her whole systems knowledge to work with BEIS on EfW with CCS last year, placing this exciting new prospect in the wider context of economy wide decarbonisation and assessing the potential policy considerations.