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Lena Østgaard is a Legal Advisor on International Law at IOM Law. She has experience working with key legal requirements for cross-border transportation and storage of CO2, and works primarily with CCS projects in the EU and Asia. This includes helping private and public clients develop, implement, interpret and comply with national, regional, and international frameworks related to CCS. She is currently working on the EU financed CCUS ZEN project conducting the legal mapping of CCUS legislation across the Baltic Sea region and Mediterranean Sea region.


Lena is appointed national expert for Norway to ISO TC265, in the working group dedicated to ship transportation of CO2.

She has experience working in common law countries and civil law countries; namely England and Norway, respectively. Lena holds two law degrees (LL.B. and LL.M. in Public International Law) from England. 

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