Dr. Wilfried Maas

carbon technology strategist

Dr. Maas brings expertise to inform investment decisions and provide strategic advisory services to clients from his 32 year energy industry career at Shell, of which the latter period on Carbon and Energy management, and from his Joint Industry Collaborations on CCS and Climate (IEAGHG, OGCI, ZEP, IOGP, TCM). He has developed decarbonization pathways for “Net Zero Carbon” production and products for different industrial supply chains based on CCS, electrification, (blue or green) hydrogen and biomass, assured carbon and energy management implementation plans of projects and assets and has led the Carbon Competitiveness change management for the Shell capital projects organization.

Earlier he coordinated the technical development of the global portfolio of commercial scale CCS demonstration projects and the organizational CCS capability build where he also contributed to the external collaborations for the new business development of CCS as one of the decarbonization solutions for a climate constrained future. In other roles he led consultancy teams which developed corporate wide GHG and Energy Management governance and its implementation at operating assets and capital projects and he was front end development manager for CCS projects and of portfolio capital programs for multisite, multidisciplinary GHG and Energy reduction projects.

Dr. Maas is Director of the CCS knowledge Centre. He holds a PhD in Physical organic chemistry from the University of Amsterdam. He is a chartered Project Professional (ChPP), a chartered Engineer (CEng) and an IChemE Fellow (FIChemE).