Dr. Joanne Ellis is a senior researcher and project manager at SSPA, a Swedish Maritime consulting and research company. She has worked in the fields of transport and environmental engineering for over twenty-five years. Her work is focused on projects in the areas of alternative fuels, risk, safety, and environmental assessment of maritime transport. She has managed several projects on the use of methanol as marine fuel, is lead author of a study on methanol as shipping fuel, and has coordinated multi-partner international research projects. Joanne has a PhD in Transport and Logistics from Chalmers University and a Master’s in Environmental Engineering from the University of British Columbia.