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Carbon Clean announces appointment of Allan Swan to Board of Directors

13 September 2023

Carbon Clean, a global leader in cost-effective carbon capture technology, has appointed Allan Swan, President of Panasonic Energy of North America, to its Board of Directors.

As the seventh member of the Board, Swan will bring expertise in scaling production and supply chains gained from many years of experience at Panasonic Energy and other global organisations across the automotive, engineering and aerospace industries.  

Aniruddha Sharma, Chair and CEO of Carbon Clean said: 

“I am delighted to welcome Allan to our Board of Directors who is a respected and experienced leader in accelerating supply chain performance and delivering success. Allan’s appointment comes at a crucial time for Carbon Clean as we commercialise our breakthrough CycloneCC modular carbon capture technology and enter a period of rapid expansion across global markets.” 

Allan Swan, President of Panasonic Energy of North America, said: 

“Achieving net zero is an imperative and I’m excited to join Carbon Clean’s mission of advancing decarbonization across global industries at such a critical time. The proven technology behind these innovative carbon capture solutions will bring neutrality within reach of more companies and be a key to climate action.”  

Carbon Clean is expanding its influence in North America, following the opening of its Houston office in March 2023. The company raised over $150 million in its Series C funding round led by US energy giant Chevron. The addition of Swan to the Board of Directors further strengthens the company's position as an innovation leader in carbon capture technology. 



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About Carbon Clean

Carbon Clean is a global leader in carbon capture solutions for hard-to-abate industries including cement, steel, refineries and energy from waste. The company’s patented technology significantly reduces the costs of carbon capture when compared to conventional solutions.   

Carbon Clean has over a decade of experience in designing, building, and operating industrial carbon capture systems and it has 49 technology references around the world. The company is an innovation leader in the CCUS market, with over 80 active patent assets across 16 patent families covering over 30 countries, and has developed a fully modular technology, CycloneCC, that is vital for scaling industrial carbon capture deployment to achieve global net zero targets.   

Headquartered in the UK and with offices in the US and India, the company has received funding and grant support from the British and US governments and has established partnerships with industry leaders including Chevron and CEMEX. It is also an investor in the Swedish eFuel company, Liquid Wind.   

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