Chris Dye has been appointed Vice President & General Counsel by Carbon Clean, a global leader in carbon capture solutions for hard-to-abate industries. This is Carbon Clean’s first legal appointment and it comes at a time of rapid growth for one of the UK’s leading clean tech companies.
Dye is a highly experienced legal professional who previously served as Legal Director, UK & Ireland for building products, technologies and software company Johnson Controls. He will join Carbon Clean’s leadership team and play a critical role in the company’s global expansion.
Commenting on the appointment, Iain Tobin, Chief Corporate Officer, Carbon Clean said:
“With a proven track record of leading legal teams and enabling transactional and commercial growth, Chris is a brilliant addition to Carbon Clean’s leadership team. His experience will prove invaluable as we enter a new era of corporate development, with an expanding portfolio of strategic partnerships, investments and projects.
“We are already an innovation leader in the carbon capture industry and with substantial investment from Chevron announced recently we expect to further cement our position in the sector. Chris will help us achieve our ambitions and the Board and I are delighted to welcome him.”
Chris Dye, VP & General Counsel, Carbon Clean, added:
“Carbon Clean’s technology is achieving real emissions reductions and its newly launched fully modular solution, CycloneCC, in particular, has the potential to radically move the dial on industrial decarbonisation. I’m excited to join the company at this exciting time and look forward to building the legal team to support its continued growth.’’
The London-based company’s headcount has already increased by over 50 per cent in FY22 and it is expecting to have 210 employees by March 2023 to meet ever rising demand for its innovative carbon capture solutions.
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About Carbon Clean
Carbon Clean is a global leader in carbon capture solutions for hard-to-abate industries such as cement, steel, refineries and energy from waste. The company’s patented technology significantly reduces the costs of carbon capture when compared to conventional solutions.
The company is leading innovation in the CCUS market and has developed a fully modular technology – CycloneCC – that is set to disrupt the sector. The company’s solutions will help deliver the necessary scaling up of carbon capture to achieve global net zero targets. The technology has been proven at scale in over 44 sites around the world, including plants in the UK, U.S., Japan, Germany, India, Norway and the Netherlands. It has delivered the world’s largest industrial-scale carbon capture and utilisation plant for Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd, India.
The UK-based company has received funding and grant support from the British and U.S. governments and has established partnerships with industry leaders including CEMEX and Veolia. It is also an investor in the Swedish eMethanol shipping fuel company, Liquid Wind.
Carbon Clean has been a Global Cleantech 100 company three times, most recently in 2022, features in the inaugural PwC Net Zero Future50 and was chosen as one of CEMEX Ventures Top50 ConTech Startups.
For further information: www.carbonclean.com