UK Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ)
Director, Carbon Capture Utilisation & Storage
Alex Milward joined the Civil Service in 2021 after nearly thirty years working in the private sector specialising in leading large scale multi-year programmes within the energy sector focused on organisation transformation, operational improvement, commercial innovation and supply chain. Alex’s experience spans working for large international Oil & Gas companies, as well as water, gas, and electricity utilities. Alex is co-leading the UK’s Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage Programme within BEIS. This involves setting the policy, legislative, regulatory and funding frameworks to launch a new carbon capture UK industry in collaboration with the private sector to provide low carbon power to the electricity grid, decarbonised operations for industries such as chemicals, cement, refining, and waste as well as enable the production of blue hydrogen and introduction of engineered negative emissions such as BECCS and DACCS.