Executive Director of Carbon Management at the University of Houston

Charles McConnell

Charles has held senior executive and leadership roles in the private and public sector including with the Department of Energy, Praxair, and Battelle. He has served as a Presidential appointee as Assistant Secretary of Energy - Office of Fossil Fuels under President Obama. He has achieved worldwide recognition in the development and advocacy of climate change and carbon policies, e.g., Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS), 45Q CCUS/EOR policy, etc.