Leadership

Founded by a small team of dedicated, mission-driven, former energy executives, Cozairo offers clients the benefits of a major developer, with the agility, speed and cost of a boutique partner.

We are driven by a personal passion for sustainable, efficient and effective solutions to the climate crisis. Our leadership team’s experience spans specialties and continents, and offers clients a true partner as they seek to reduce emissions

Our expertise areas include business development, project management, reservoir engineering, geoscience, permitting/regulatory and acreage/pore space acquisition

Our leadership team has over 120 years of global experience in the application of each of the necessary disciplines for CCS and have had direct leadership roles in one of the most significant operating CCS project in the USA

Tim Matthews

Chief Executive Officer

Tim has over 20 years of experience in a variety of technical, project, business development and leadership roles within the Energy sector. Previous responsibilities include business strategy development, conceptual project design, M&A, technology deployment, digital transformation, strategic partnerships and regulatory advocacy in Upstream Oil & Gas. In addition, Tim brings extensive exposure to the carbon capture, utilization and sequestration value chain via roles with responsibility for design & performance evaluation of enhanced oil recovery CO2 utilization projects, offshore CO2 storage, and engineering design, evaluation and execution roles for one of the world’s largest active CCS projects.

James (Reed) Grable

Executive Vice President – Project Management & Facilities Engineering

Reed has a distinguished project management track record, having successfully led global, multi-billion dollar projects from pre-FEED thru to delivery. During his career to date he has also enjoyed extensive exposure to engineering, operations, and project management across a wide range of energy industry domains, including refining, chemicals and upstream LNG, and is intimately familiar with proven carbon capture technologies.

Reed serves as Executive Vice President of Project Management & Facilities Engineering, in which role he stewards Cozairo’s activities related to project design, management & execution, cost and schedule, and transition to operations.

Ram Seetharam

Executive Vice President – Business Development & Technology

Ram has 35+ years in the energy sector with expansive experience in technical and leadership roles, with particular expertise in conceptual project design and planning, technical oversight and execution of world-class capture & sequestration projects, technology deployment, and breakthrough research applications. Ram also serves as an Energy Center Officer at University of Houston Energy, a think-tank tackling energy transition policy and technology challenges.

As Executive Vice President of Engineering & Techology, Ram stewards Cozairo’s conceptual project design activities, as well as technology & partnerships, industry collaboratives, and energy policy issues.

Ed Feragen

Executive Vice President – Sequestration

Ed brings tremendous subsurface breadth and depth to Cozairo’s leadership team, having served globally for many years in both technical and leadership roles in the Upstream geology and geophysics domains. Notable amongst Ed’s areas of expertise include assessment of subsurface storage capacity, the development, operation and monitoring of injection programs, and successful interface and advocacy with regulatory agencies.

Ed serves as Executive Vice President of Sequestration for Cozairo, in which role he stewards subsurface activities with a focus on storage assessment, sequestration and monitoring programs, and subsurface-related regulatory permitting.

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