19 August 2021
Storegga, the independent UK company pioneering carbon reduction and removal for a net zero world, announces the appointment of Sarah Willows as Non-Executive Director, effective 1 October 2021.
Sarah brings a wealth of finance experience and knowledge to the Board, having spent the last four and a half years as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Leadership Team of KPMG UK. Whilst CFO, Sarah was responsible for the business’s financial strategy, investments, treasury, financial reporting, procurement, facilities and profit improvement.
Sarah was a Partner at KPMG for circa 20 years, where she held a wide range of leadership roles both client facing and internal. These include leading the Energy Practice, leading global relationships with key clients and being the head of Innovation and Knowledge and acting as a Deal Advisory Partner for clients on buying, selling and raising finance.
In addition to her career at KPMG, Sarah was a member of the Advisory Board of Lloyd’s Register Energy Division and chaired a London-based YMCA hostel for the homeless ages 16-24 for four and a half years.
Alistair Buchanan, Non-executive Chairman, Storegga said:
“We are delighted to welcome Sarah to the Storegga Board of Directors. She brings with her specific financial skills that will be greatly valued by the Company, as well as an exceptional reputation following her career at KPMG. Her previous work in the energy sector means she understands the climate related challenges facing hard to abate sectors today. We look forward to working with Sarah and using her knowledge as we continue to build Storegga into a leader in carbon capture and removal.”
Sarah Willows, said:
“I have been following Storegga for a while and I am excited to be joining the Board of a Company at the forefront of net zero technology in the UK and globally. I look forward to working closely with the experienced management team as Storegga moves closer towards the development of the Acorn Project.”
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Notes to Editors:
Storegga is an independent, UK-based carbon management business at the forefront of the global Net Zero strategy. It aims to champion and deliver carbon capture and storage (“CCS”), hydrogen, and other subsurface renewable projects in the UK and internationally to accelerate carbon emission reductions.
Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Pale Blue Dot Energy, Storegga is the lead developer of the Acorn Carbon Capture and Storage (“CCS”) and Hydrogen project, providing essential infrastructure to help the UK meet its net zero targets.
The Acorn Project will provide critical backbone infrastructure for the Scottish Cluster. The Scottish Cluster unites communities, industries and businesses to deliver CCS, hydrogen and other low carbon technologies, supporting Scotland, the UK and Europe to meet net zero goals.
Storegga has partnered with leading engineering and technology groups at the forefront of their fields to accelerate infrastructure development. The Company has partnered with Carbon Engineering to develop Direct Air Capture (“DAC”) in the UK.
For more information on Storegga, Pale Blue Dot or Acorn contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 3757 4980
For more information on the Acorn CCS and Hydrogen Project, please visit: About Acorn – Acorn CCS - https://theacornproject.uk/about/