Jannicke Gerner Bjerkås (1972) is Director CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) in Fortum Oslo Varme, and head of the full-scale carbon capture project at Oslo’s largest waste-to-energy plant since 2018. She has expertise in CO2 capture and climate technology, working to develop new industrial climate solutions as well as sustainable energy production and energy recovery combined with technical, political and commercial requirements. Also extensive management experience as a.o Head of HR and Communication and Chief of Staff, and has professional knowledge from more than 10 years in energy recovery, recycling and biological treatment of organic waste.
She is a former Air Force officer with 4 years of training from the Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy, and 10 years of service in different positions within airspace control and intelligence, communications and HR. She has completed studies in market economics and also has a Master of Management from BI Norwegian Business School.