Patrick Elliott is the COO and co-founder of Carbon Alpha, a private company focused on providing carbon Sequestration as a Service within the emerging Canadian CCS industry. Prior to co-founding Carbon Alpha, he was the Executive Vice President and co-founder of Jupiter Resources, a private Calgary-based energy company, which grew to become the 9th largest natural gas producer in Canada. From 2007 to 2014, Patrick was Vice President of Business Development and a co-founder of Canbriam Energy. Since 2018 Patrick has been an Associate at Creative Destruction Lab – Rockies and recently appointed as an Investment Advisor at UCeed Energy Transformation at the University of Calgary. Patrick has been involved in developing, acquiring, and managing natural resource assets and teams for more than 27 years and is passionate about leadership, entrepreneurship and technology innovation. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology from the University of Western Ontario and is a Professional Geologist with APEGA.