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Olivia Powis

Olivia Powis

UK Director, CCSA

Olivia Powis is UK Director at the Carbon Capture and Storage Association (CCSA), where she works in partnership with the Chief Executive, and CCSA Board on developing the UK strategy and work programme of the association, representing its 100+ members to UK decision-makers. Olivia joined the CCSA in February 2021 following a public sector and trade association career in energy and infrastructure spanning two decades. Before joining the CCSA, Olivia worked as a Senior Policy Manager at the National Infrastructure Commission where she led on a number of projects including; a review of UK Economic Regulation and The Role of infrastructure in Housing. Prior to this, Olivia worked at Ofgem leading workstreams on Strategic Investment, Connections and running a procurement project for a new energy solution in Shetland. From 2010-2012, Olivia was Account Director at the Madano Partnership leading strategic communications for major energy and infrastructure accounts and she began her career in the Local Government Development Programme - a fast-track stream for local government, before working as London Regional Manager for the National Housing Federation, leading advocacy and European programmes for affordable and sustainable housing.