Ingvild Ombudstvedt is an economist and lawyer, the owner and founder of IOM Law, and has been working on legal issues relating to CCS, CCU, CCUS and petroleum for the past decade. Through her experience from Arntzen de Besche Law Firm (Oslo office), the Global CCS Institute (Brussels office), and IOM Law, she has gained extensive experience with these issues globally. For more than four years, she was part of the core team advising the Norwegian state-owned entity Gassnova, which was established to manage Norwegian governmental interests relating to CCS.
She has worked on projects under the Oil for Development Program, advising developing countries on petroleum law related issues and aiding in the development of regulatory framework and she has further gained experience developing and implementing of regulatory framework for CCS, CCUS and negative emissions. Ombudstvedt is appointed national expert by the Norwegian Mirror Committee as part of the ISO project TC265, which is established to provide technical ISO standards for CCS and CO2-EOR. She is tutor and examiner at the University of Bergen, Faculty of Law.