GCS has built a world-class technical team

The GCS team includes several of the world’s leading experts on carbon capture and sequestration who bring insight and experience on geology, petrophysics, seismic, and reservoir modeling and simulation as well as the complex legal and regulatory issues involved with a project of this size and scale.

Our Experts

Benjamin Heard

Principal

has over a decade of experience in the energy industry, founding companies, leading business development and providing legal counsel. As an entrepreneur, he has started retail electricity, energy infrastructure and exploration and production companies. Benjamin led business development efforts in North America for Centrica plc, with a focus on energy technology. He also worked for Centrica in the company’s general counsel’s office. He began his career at Bracewell LLP in the energy transactional and regulatory practice group. Benjamin has a juris doctor degree from Emory University and a bachelor of science, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University.

Peter Jackson

Head of Technical

has over 25 years experience in operations, field development and exploration. Has previously worked in Brazil for PetroReconcavo and was part of a team responsible for increasing production from a group of mature fields from 1,500 bopd to over 4,000 bopd. Recently as a director of Richmond E&P acquired assets in Texas, which have increased in production from 900mcf/d to over 2,000mcf/d resulting in an increase in reserve valuation of over 70% in 1 year. Prior to forming Richmond, Pete led a technical team evaluating multi-billion dollar unconventional opportunities in the US and Europe. Peter began his career at ARCO in the exploration group and continued with BP following its acquisition of ARCO.

Colin Williams

Head of Business Development

has 15 years experience as a principal investor and developer of energy and infrastructure-related assets. He is the founder and President of EOS Investment Group and Tilden Energy, energy development firms involved in LNG and natural gas-related investments globally. Previously he was Partner and Head of Asia for Blackstone’s internal investment fund Kailix, where he led public and private investments in the energy and resource sector. He also held positions as an investor at Ospraie Management and Indus Capital. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a BS in Finance from the McIntire School of Commerce.

Kayla Crawford

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Johnathon Hodgson

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Samuel Orta

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