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Mr. Neil Wildgust
POSITION: Assistant Director for Geoscience and Engineering

Neil Wildgust is Assistant Director for Geoscience and Engineering at the EERC, where he leads projects and risk assessment activities related to CO2 storage and enhanced oil recovery (EOR), working with team members to prepare and lead proposals and develop and manage project scopes of work, objectives, personnel, and budgets. He holds an MSc. degree in Applied Environmental Geology from Cardiff University, Wales, and a BSc. degree in Geology from University of Southampton, England.

Prior to joining the EERC, Mr. Wildgust was the Manager for Geological Storage with the Global CCS Institute, responsible for leading the storage advisory team across the institute and managing relationships with Canadian members. He has also worked for the Petroleum Technology Research Centre, managing the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEAGHG) Weyburn-Midale research project, and for IEAGHG.

Mr. Wildgust's principal areas of interest and expertise include carbon capture, utilization, and storage; EOR; and project management. In addition, he is a chartered geologist (United Kingdom) and has 25 years of industrial experience in mining, land contamination, and hydrogeology.