Date:  19 Mar 2024

Kgs. Lyngby, DK Washington, D.C., US

Job Category:  Others
Application deadline:  April 15, 2024

Senior Regulatory Advisor, Power-to-X - Lyngby or Washington, DC

About us 
Topsoe is a leading global provider of technology and solutions for the energy transition. We combat climate change by helping our customers and partners achieve their decarbonization and emission reduction goals.  Based on decades of scientific research and innovation, we offer world-leading solutions for transforming renewable resources into fuels and chemicals for a sustainable world, and for efficient and low-carbon fuel production and clean air.
We were founded in 1940 and are headquartered in Denmark, with over 2,800 employees serving customers all around the globe. To learn more, visit


Who we’re looking for
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Regulatory Advisor to join our dynamic team. This pivotal role will involve navigating the complex regulatory landscape associated with Power-to-X technologies, ensuring compliance, and strategically influencing policy development to support our mission. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of energy regulations, a passion for sustainability, and the expertise to guide our company through the evolving regulatory environment. This new role will work closely with Topsoe’s Power-to-X business (PtX), Public Affairs (PA) and Communications groups to:

  • Monitor, map, evaluate and translate relevant policy developments as well as regulatory frameworks and their impact on PtX’s key objectives to inform PtX’ commercial opportunities and product development on local, national, and international levels
  • Advise stakeholders within PtX, PA and Communications on regulatory opportunities and risks for PtX’s project deployment in key strategic markets
  • Provide input & support to help shape policy efforts including: 
    • Supporting the Global Public Affairs team in policy prioritization
    • Translating technical and business priorities into policy priorities.
    • Advising Global Public Affairs on regulatory opportunities and risks for PtX offering deployment
    • Providing technical input to Global Public Affairs on existing policy proposals to maximize opportunities for PtX offerings, including setting up and leading PtX internal projects to provide technical feedback from across the PtX organization
    • Supporting Global Public Affairs in preparation for meetings with key government and other stakeholders
    • Joining Global Public Affairs for key government meetings to provide technical expertise and help build a reputation as a thought leader
  • Engage with non-governmental stakeholders, such as business associations, NGOs, academia and think tanks to shape views on policy proposals, and actively engage in relevant working groups of such groups
  • Create thought leadership in the PtX space e.g., speak at key events, engage in relevant working groups (e.g. Hydrogen TCP at the IEA)
  • Support sustainability certification and standards efforts with technical review and input
  • Other day-to-day duties as required.


What you’ll bring

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience working with environmental/energy-related regulations in the US and/or EU, with preference for knowledge of and experience in PtX sector. Engineering/technical background highly preferred
  • Strong understanding of the technical and economic aspects of PtX technologies and their role in energy transition
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to synthesize complex topics into clear and simple messages for internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong ability to collaborate and manage stakeholders across cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities
  • Experience with working with trade organizations, NGOs, and governments is a plus
  • Graduate degree in relevant field. Educational background in engineering, law, policy, or business. Engineering preferred.


Why join us
You will find a supportive and friendly environment where the emphasis is on teamwork, continuous improvement, trust, and a passion for jobs well done. You will collaborate with various departments and stakeholders across the globe and spearhead initiatives that align with our commitment to environmental stewardship and social responsibility. This role offers a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the Power-to-X industry by leading regulatory efforts that will shape a greener future.


How you can apply

Please contact Wiebke Permin at if you want to know more about the position.

If you would like to be part of a team of skilled and professional colleagues in an informal organization, please submit your application and resume in English and enclose a copy of your references through our website