Dr Chris Walker is passionate about structural geology and the energy industry. He is originally is from Ireland and attended college in the UK and the USA where he worked on complex geology in the greater Las Vegas area. Dr Walker is currently a CCUS Squad Lead for BP's western hemisphere.
Elvira Pureza Gomez was born & raised in Bogotá, Colombia. She is an Energy Geoscientist who is passionate about mentoring & helping others. Elvira's leadership is inspiring while her technical abilities are vast & extensive. Elvira is a trailblazer for women in Latin America & all over the world.
Dr Lauren Birgenheier currently an Associate Professor at the University of Utah where she undertakes sedimentological and geochemistry research related to the energy industry. Lauren works on field-based research projects all over the world. She is advocate for DEI and women in STEM.
Dr Ricardo Pereira is an Exploration Geologist for Partex oil & gas and a part-time researcher for the University of Lisbon. Originally from Portugal, Ricardo is a highly accomplished industry & academic geologist with many insightful views about energy transition for aspiring geologists.
Dr Allegra Hosford Scheirer is a Research Geophysicist at Stanford University for over 12 years. She leads a petroleum-based research consortium called Basin & Petroleum System Modeling and is now looking to drive her research into a new direction that includes carbon capture & storage modeling.
Kelsey is currently managing a variety of solar projects all over the US and is committed to de-carbonizing energy resources. Kelsey has extensive experience in the petroleum industry and academia and is passionate about teaching geology.
Currently a Research Fellow at the Australian School of Petroleum & Energy Resources, Dr. Kernen is passionate about the energy transition, DEI, and Renewable & Sustainible Energy in academia, industry, & the non-profit sectors. Dr. Kernen is one of the Co-Founders of eGeos.