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Katriona Edlmann

Katriona is the Chancellor’s Fellow in Energy within the School of Geosciences at The University of Edinburgh.

Katriona is a geoscientist with 25 years’ experience researching the secure and sustainable utilisation of the subsurface for low-carbon energy applications including carbon capture and storage, hydrogen energy storage and geothermal operations.

She is co-investigator and work package lead on two UK and EU funded projects researching the feasibility of large-scale geological storage of hydrogen in porous rocks, supporting the advancement of hydrogen as an energy transition pathway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG’s) to net zero by 2050.

She currently serves as the Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee inquiry into Hydrogen and Carbon Capture in Scotland, the ETP Deputy Hydrogen Strategic Theme Champion and is a member of the Gas Goes Green Academic Challenge Forum.


BSc Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen, 1992
MSc Reservoir Evaluation and Management, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 1993
PhD Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 1999