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Hydrogen & Fuel Cells into the Mainstream – powering our homes, workplaces and transport – The 13th International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Conference #CCSHFC2017

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Speakers from key UK and International Companies including:


Shell, Toyota, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, Johnson Matthey, ITM Power, BOC, Hydrogenics, Ceres Power, Ballard Power Systems, Bloom Energy, Anglo American, Logan Energy, Intelligent Energy, Proton Onsite, Commercial Group, Alstom UK, Element Energy, UlemCo, Systeng Consulting, Adelan, Enterprise Europe Network, Delta Energy and Environment, Zeus Capital, EU Energy Focus, Microcab, , Climate KIC, University of Birmingham, Proton Motor Fuel Cell Gmbh, Forresters & Fuel Cell Systems

 


 

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This conference will capture the current spirit in the sector, focusing on successful implementation and delivery of commercial products and exciting demonstration projects across a range of applications.
 
‘Hydrogen & Fuel Cells into the Mainstream’ is an industry facing conference, giving those already involved in the sector the opportunity to hear about and discuss new developments and examples of delivery but also attract participants who want to understand how this technology fits into the future energy mix. The conference will focus on the following areas

 
Transport – Private vehicles | Public transport | Heavy goods vehicles
Hydrogen Infrastructure, Production and Storage – Grid Support | Refuelling | Delivery | Onsite Production
Large and Small Scale application – Domestic | Workplace | Miscellaneous
Investment Funding and IP- Private Investment | Public Investment | Business Growth|IP
 
Who should attend
 
* Companies in the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Industry
* Companies in the supply chain
* Researchers/Academics
* Energy/Sustainability Managers
* Local Authorities
* Energy Consultancies
* IP Lawyers

 
 


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Program Schedule

Monday 13th March
14:00 - 17:30
Fuel Cell mCHP Pathways in the Uk to a low carbon future Ene.field Uk National Workshop - see separate event for registration
Monday 13th March
17:30 - 19:30
Pre-conference Drinks reception - Gallery Suite - NEC
Tuesday 14th March
08:15 - 09:00
Registration & Refreshments
09:00- 10.45
Keynote Session - Bart Biebuyck FCHJU, Graham Cooley ITM Power, James O Brien Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells , Denis Thomas Hydrogenics, Bill Kurtz Bloom Energy, Yane Laperche Riteau Ballard Power Systems
10:45 - 11:15
Break - Exhibition and Networking
11:15 - 13:00
Parallel Sessions
11:15 - 13:00
Transport 1 - Ouahcene Ourahmoune Alston Uk Ltd, Andrew McKenzie Commercial Group, Jon Hunt Toyota, Michael Copson Shell, Kevin Eggers Anglo American
11:15 - 13:00
Investment and Funding - Dr Alina Congreve Climate KIC, Helen Fairclough EU Energy Focus, Alex Mauser Enterprise Europe Network, Dr Tom McColm Zeus Capital, Dr Jagvir Purewal Forresters
11:15 - 13:00
Hydrogen Production Infrastructure & Storage - Nick Power BOC, Dr Enrique Troncoso, Charles Greenhalf University of Birmingham , Lisa Ruf Element Energy, Bill Ireland Logan Energy
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch - Exhibition and Networking
14:00 - 15:45
Parallel Sessions
14:00 - 15:45
Transport 2 - Michaela Kendall Adelan, Amanda Lyne Ulemco, Prof John Jostins Microcab, Michael Dolman Element Energy, Manfred Limbrunner Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH
14:00 - 15:45
Large & Small Scale Applications - Chris Dudfield Intelligent Energy, David Bow Proton Onsite, Cate Lyon Delta Energy & Environment, Chris Evans Ceres Power, Fuel Cell Systems
16:00 - 18:00
Conference Drinks Reception & Exhibition
18:00
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Delegate fee - £250
Local Authority/Government/NHS - £125
Partner Networks ( UKHFCA, SHFCA, SEA , BCGA, Energy Managers Assoc , Enefield UK National Workshop, Tomorrows Energy Management) - £195
Student - £95
Exhibitor - including 2 delegate passes - £600
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Speaker Name: Ben Madden - Chair of Keynote session

Job Title: Director

Company Name: Element Energy

Speaker Name: Bart Biebuyck

Job Title: Executive Director

Company Name: Fuel Cell & Hydrogen - Joint Undertaking

Speaker Biography:

Bart Biebuyck is the Executive Director of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), a public-private partnership aiming at facilitating the deployment of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies in Europe.
Before the FCH JU, Bart Biebuyck was at the Fuel Cell department of Toyota Motor Europe where he held the position of Technical Senior Manager. His expertise in the automotive industry includes extensive knowledge related to the deployment of new technologies in the European market. It is as part of the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) programme in Berlin that Bart worked at reinforcing European trials for the Toyota Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle. He also had the opportunity to develop and expand his know-how in Japan, where for two years he worked on the PSA-Toyota Small Vehicle Development Project which resulted in the launch of the Toyota AYGO in 2006.
In addition to his industrial experience, Bart has been politically active in his local town since 2006. In 2013 he became the vice president of the City Council, responsible, among others, for the local economy and education.
Bart joined the FCH JU as the new Executive Director on the 16 May 2016

Speaker Name: Dr Graham Cooley

Job Title: CEO

Company Name: ITM Power

Speaker Biography:

Graham joined ITM Power as CEO in 2009. Before that Graham was Business Development Manager in National Power plc and spent 11 years in the power industry developing energy storage and generation technologies.

Before joining ITM Power Graham was CEO of Sensortec Ltd, founding CEO of Metalysis Ltd, a spin out of Cambridge University and founding CEO of Antenova Ltd.

Speaker Name: Jamie O Brien

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer

Company Name: Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells

Speaker Biography:

Jamie is a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer at Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells, who specialise in manufacturing Membrane Electrode Assemblies for a wide range of Fuel Cell Markets.

Jamie has been at JMFC for over 5 years where he has been involved in developing new products and technologies. Jamie has also worked on several projects to develop novel high volume manufacturing processes and equipment.

He is a Chartered Engineer and previously studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bath

Speaker Name: Denis Thomas

Job Title: EU Regulatory Affairs

Company Name: Hydrogenics

Presentation Title: Renewable hydrogen becoming mainstream: status and short term perspectives

Speaker Biography:

Denis Thomas is in charge of EU Regulatory Affairs & Business Development activities for renewable hydrogen at Hydrogenics, a world-wide leading provider of electrolyzers and hydrogen fuel cells.
Mr. Thomas represents Hydrogenics at Hydrogen Europe, the European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) and the European Power-to-Gas Platform. He was coordinating the project ‘Power-to-Gas roadmap for Flanders’ in Belgium.
Before joining Hydrogenics in 2014, Mr. Thomas has worked 8 years in the solar photovoltaic sector in Belgium and at European level within the European Photovoltaic Industry Association. Mr. Thomas holds a Master Degree in Business Administration and a European Master Degree in Renewable Energy.

Speaker Name: Bill Kurtz

Job Title: Chief Commercial Officer

Company Name: Bloom Energy

Speaker Biography:

Bill has just over 30 years of experience serving as either Chief Financial Officer for Fortune 500 companies or COO/CCO & CFO for fast growth Mid-Cap companies in both the East Coast and Silicon Valley. Bill joined Bloom in March 2008 as its Chief Financial Officer and Chief Commercial Officer and focused on financing Bloom’s growth and the development of Bloom’s operations, administrative and commercial infrastructure for the first seven years. In 2015, Bloom’s Board asked Bill to focus his efforts on the development of Bloom’s international business, and as such, Bill now operates as the Chief Commercial Officer responsible for the development & management of Bloom’s international business and the structured finance team. Kurtz started his career on the East Coast as a CPA with PriceWaterhouse (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers,LLC) and then joined AT&T where he rose up the ranks during his 15 year career. He became a Corporate Officer at age 39 and held several high profile positions. Two of significance were AT&T Cost Czar, where he was responsible for AT&T's world-wide cost reduction program, and VP and Financial Officer of AT&T's $25B Business Markets Division. Bill also led the financial negotiations for the $15B acquisition of McCaw Cellular. Kurtz left AT&T and moved to the Silicon Valley in 1998 and has operated as either COO & CFO or CCO & CFO of several fast growth start-ups, including Scient Corporation and 3PARdata that successfully made the transition from private to successful public, profitable companies. Prior to joining Bloom, Kurtz operated as EVP & CFO at Novellus Systems, Inc., a $2B global semiconductor equipment company, where he led the company’s focus on improving its profitability and cash flow. Bill currently also serves on the Board of Directors and is Chair of the Audit Committee for Verint Corporation, an NYSE listed public company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (major in Accounting) from Rider University and a Master’s degree in Management Sciences from Stanford University.

Speaker Name: Yane Laperche Riteau

Job Title: Business Development Director

Company Name: Ballard Power Systems

Speaker Biography:

Yane Laperche Riteau - has more than 20 years of diversified European sales & marketing experience. Throughout her career, she has been responsible for identifying promising markets, increasing sales and implementing communications and advertising campaigns.

She joined Ballard Power Systems Inc. in October 2013 as Business Development Director, she has been in the Fuel Cells industry since 2008 working for IdaTech LLC and developing sales mainly in Europe.

Before IdaTech she had various sales management experiences in the CCTV industry, high technology plastics and cables industries. She holds a degree in Communications.

Speaker Name: Dr Kerry-Ann Adamson - Chair of Transport Workshop

Job Title: CEO

Company Name: 4th Energy Wave

Speaker Name: Ouahcene Ourahmoune

Job Title: Innovation Director

Company Name: Alstom UK Ltd

Presentation Title: Alstom – Coradia iLint – Hydrogen Fuel Cell - Zero Emissions train

Speaker Biography:

As Operations Director for the Systems & Infrastructure department within Alstom UK, Ouahcene (O2) Ourahmoune has successfully started 2 major transport infrastructure projects in the UK: one for Crossrail (in London) and one for Network Rail (National Electrification Programme).

After 15 years of projects in Telecom & IT industries in different countries across Europe, Ouahcene joined Alstom as a Project Director in France and then took global responsibility for business development of the Infrastructure division, before joining Alstom UK.

Ouahcene’s current challenge is to manage Innovation for Alstom UK, with a particular focus on Intelligent Mobility, energy efficiency and Open Innovation.

Ouahcene holds a Master’s degree in Engineering and an MBA from ESCP-Europe, one of the most prestigious French Business schools.

Speaker Name: Andrew McKenzie

Job Title: Senior Sustainability Executive

Company Name: Commercial Group


Speaker Biography:

Andrew manages the implementation of Commercial Group’s sustainability strategy with carbon reduction being a core pillar of this programme. A key recent success was delivering a project which saw the deployment of the UK’s largest private fleet of hydrogen fuelled vehicles. Investment in carbon management and innovative solutions has significantly contributed to Commercial’s ongoing long term business success

Speaker Name: Jon Hunt

Job Title: Manager Toyota & Lexus Fleet Marketing

Company Name: Toyota

Speaker Name: Michael Copson

Job Title: Hydrogen Business Development Manager

Company Name: Shell

Speaker Biography:

Mike started his career as a design and development engineer in the automotive industry before joining Shell in 2002 as Formula 1 Technical manager – he has recently joined the Hydrogen business development team after 10 years in the Shell New Energies business to apply his extensive experience to Hydrogen.

Speaker Name: Kevin Eggers

Job Title: Principal, Market Development

Company Name: Anglo American

Speaker Biography:

Kevin is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He lives in London and has been with the Anglo American Group for eight years in a variety of positions including M&A, Commercial and Financial Management. Kevin currently manages the Platinum Group Metals Investment Programme, the corporate venturing arm of Anglo American Platinum.

Speaker Name: Harsh Pershad - Chair of Investment Funding and IP Workshop

Job Title: Senior Innovation Lead

Company Name: Innovate UK

Speaker Name: Dr Alina Congreve

Job Title: Education Lead

Company Name: Climate KIC

Speaker Biography:

Dr Alina Congreve has worked as a lecturer at Reading and Hertfordshire Universities. Her current role is education lead for the UK and Ireland at Climate KIC. She has recently completed a project to identify and compare local authorities in the US and UK that are leaders in climate change mitigation, carried out with Professor Pitt from Washington. She has completed a secondment at Centre for Cities, where she contributed to their policy and advocacy work on planning and devolution. She has also worked for the UK Green Building Council bringing stakeholders together to see how the green buildings and city devolution agendas could be better aligned.

Speaker Name: Helen Fairclough

Job Title: UK National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 Energy

Company Name: Eu Energy Focus

Speaker Biography:

Helen Fairclough has been a member of the EU Energy Focus team for 16 years. The EU Energy Focus team is the UK National Contact Point for the European Commission’s research, development and demonstration funding programmes for energy projects. The service is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and is provided free of charge to users. The team aims to ensure that UK companies, research institutions and other organisations are well informed and have every chance of success in applying for and securing European funding for energy-related projects.

Speaker Name: Alex Mauser

Job Title: Programmes Manager

Company Name: Enterprise Europe Network

Presentation Title: International partnering to identifying investors and the EEN role around the SME Instrument.

Speaker Biography:

Alex oversees Enterprise Europe Network operations in the East and West Midlands regions. He is based at Coventry University Enterprises Ltd and over the years his work has focused on providing internationalisation and innovation support services to SMEs across a number of sectors. EEN in partnership with Innovate UK offers specialist information and advisory services, international partnerships and business coaching aimed specifically at ambitious and innovation-orientated businesses

Speaker Name: Dr Jagvir Purewal

Job Title: Associate

Company Name: Forresters

Presentation Title: IP strategy for companies yet to make money from their technology

Speaker Biography:

Jagvir is a UK and European Patent Attorney with a broad range of experience in a diverse range of industries from oil drilling / exploration, vehicle components, medical devices and domestic appliances through to advanced manufacturing techniques and electric vehicles. He has particular experience in freedom-to-operate searches to identify patents which may present a risk to his client’s projects and to assess activities of competitors in the field.

Jagvir has a pro-active approach to advising clients on intellectual property and believes in the importance of companies thinking strategically about their IP. For example, he sits on the external advisory board to the Quantum Technology Sensors Hub (part of the UK government’s £270 million investment into quantum technologies) to advise on IP strategy. He also advises start-up businesses and entrepreneurs to help them make the most of their IP in a cost effective manner. Jagvir has experience of protecting IP that has arisen from university collaborations both at the initial stage of the collaboration through to filing of patent applications. He is also well experienced in running IP workshops and is a honorary lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

Speaker Name: Dr Tom McColm

Job Title: Director Research

Company Name: Zeus Capital

Speaker Biography:

Tom has considerable expertise sourcing and assessing opportunities in the cleantech sector, having been active in the sector for 15 years. He graduated from Oxford and has a PhD in Materials Engineering from Berkeley. In 2001 joined Ceres Power, where he was key to developing the core fuel-cell technology.

Speaker Name: Kevin Fothergill - Chair of Hydrogen Production Infrastructure and Storage Workshop

Job Title: Chairman

Company Name: Hydrogen Hub

Speaker Name: Nick Power

Job Title: Market Development Manager - Clean Fuels

Company Name: BOC

Speaker Biography:

Nick is Market Development Manager for BOC’s (a member of the Linde Group) clean fuels business in the UK.

BOC is the largest industrial gases company in the UK. Their clean fuels business incorporates Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) and Hydrogen as both a fuel for transportation and for off grid application.

Having joined BOC in 1994 from Xerox, Nick has held a number of sales roles within BOC’s key customer segments, bulk liquid sales and new business development. More recently he has been heavily involved in the successful start up of an LNG business and was responsible for sales activities where he has worked on some of the largest LNG truck projects in Europe.

As Market Development Manager he is now responsible for driving the clean fuels strategy, which includes developing BOC’s interests in Hydrogen mobility in the UK & Ireland.

Speaker Name: Dr Enrique Troncoso

Job Title: Consultant

Company Name: Systeng Consulting

Presentation Title: BIG HIT: Creating a Green Hydrogen Energy System in the Orkney Islands


Speaker Biography:

Short Biography for the website Dr Enrique Troncoso is a senior engineering consultant and has worked in technology & product development for over 15 years, including 7 years as a project leader with Boeing Research & Technology. His background includes technical project management, technology development and due diligence and alignment of technology & business roadmaps. He has worked mainly in the areas of energy storage, grid integration of renewables, smartgrids & microgrids, hydrogen & fuel cell technologies and low carbon transport. Ongoing work with Boeing includes strategic advice and steering of technology development, as well as technical project management on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, microgrids and energy storage.

Enrique has successfully developed several public/private partnerships and secured funding for collaborative projects and technology R&D programs with leading US and EU companies, SMEs and Research Organizations. He is a regular speaker at international events and works as a consultant for the European Commission including REA, INEA, and the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Joint Undertaking. Enrique holds a PhD on applied electrolysis and its applications to provide ancillary power services.

Speaker Name: Dr Charles Greenhalf

Job Title: Post Doctoral Fellow

Company Name: University of Birmingham

Presentation Title: The Demonstration of Waste Biomass to Synthetic Fuels and Green Hydrogen (A New H2020 Project)

Speaker Biography:

Charles joined the University of Birmingham as postdoctoral fellow in 2016. Prior to that Charles was a chemical engineering researcher (PDF) at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He attained his PhD from Aston University in 2013.
He has been actively involved with bioenergy (pyrolysis field) research since 2009. He is currently working on a number of projects related to pyrolysis and hydrogen production

Speaker Name: Lisa Ruf

Job Title: Senior Consultant

Company Name: Element Energy

Presentation Title: H2ME project – large scale Europe Roll-out of fuel cell vehicles and refuelling infrastructure

Speaker Biography:

Lisa is a Senior Consultant at Element Energy focusing on hydrogen technologies for transport and stationary applications. She leads many of Element Energy’s projects in this area, looking after projects forming, consortium management and project coordination.

She is currently coordinating a number of large European demonstration projects focusing on deployment and commercialisation of fuel cell vehicles and fuel cell micro combined heat and power systems. These include the Hydrogen Mobility Europe projects, which aim to create the first truly European network of refuelling stations and contribute significantly to increasing the number of fuel cell vehicles on the roads.

Speaker Name: Bill Ireland

Job Title: CEO

Company Name: Logan Energy

Speaker Biography:

Bill Ireland has over 30 years’ experience in engineering with specialist knowledge in energy in the built environment, alternative technologies, sustainable design and innovation in technology.
Bill joined Logan Energy Limited in 2008 as Director of Operations and became Managing Director and CEO in 2012. Bill is responsible for driving the business of Logan Energy in the UK, Europe and further afield. This encompasses the negotiations and advising on new business contracts, relevant partnerships and overseeing the application of hydrogen and fuel cell solutions in low energy building and infrastructure designs, energy storage and hydrogen refuelling. Bill has a major role in the design and implementation of all of Logan’s recent projects; two 200kWe PAFCs one at Transport for London’s Palestra building and the other at SSE’s southern HQ at Penner Road, Havant; and two 300kWe MCFCs one at The Crown Estate’s Quadrant 3 development in Regent Street and the other at the Land Securities/Canary Wharf Group JV development at 20 Fenchurch Street, London.
Bill is an intrinsic part of Logan’s team delivering their most recent contract award for the design, integration, installation and operation of two mobile hydrogen refuelling stations and a hydrogen based energy storage system that form the keystone of the Levenmouth Community Energy Project.
Bill believes that proven hydrogen and fuel cell technologies integrated with existing energy and transport systems will play an increasing role in our future energy solutions, providing lower cost, security of supply, and alternative transport fuels delivering reduction in carbon dioxide and other pollutant emissions.

Speaker Name: Celia Greaves Chair of Transport 2 Workshop

Job Title: Executive Officer

Company Name: UKHFCA

Speaker Biography:

Celia Greaves has wide range capabilities and networks in hydrogen and fuel cells developed over 15 years. She lead the establishment of the UK’s national Fuel Cell Association and subsequent merger to form the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, and has an ongoing leadership role in latter. She also launched the UK’s Knowledge Transfer Network for hydrogen and fuel cells and, through this, delivered a wide range of activities to support hydrogen and fuel cell development and deployment in the UK for over 8 years. As CEO of Synnogy, Celia has over 13 years’ experience in supporting strategic thinking on new energy for a range of blue-chip companies and leading public sector bodies through the New Energy Forum.

Speaker Name: Michaela Kendall

Job Title: Co-Founder

Company Name: Adelan/University of Birmingham

Speaker Biography:

Dr Michaela Kendall is a research scientist with 25 years international experience, and 100 international publications, including the Elsevier book Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for the 21st Century: Fundamental, Design and Applications (2015) and 80 journal papers. Dr Kendall was Assistant Professor of Environmental Medicine at New York University at the age of 30, and has since held Faculty-level positions in America, Asia and Europe. After 15+ years of studying environmental problems related to the health effects of air pollution, she now develops green energy technology solutions and environmental policy tools to improve air quality. Her current projects integrate academia and business with the aim of reducing atmospheric emissions from combustion by using fuel cells. The projects are a mix of EC funded projects under FP7 and H2020, plus cleantech commercialisation projects supported by industry. Adelan is a small fuel cells business co-founded in the late 1990s by Dr Kendall, and is a privately held cleantech company.

Speaker Name: Amanda Lyne

Job Title: Managing Director

Company Name: Ulemco

Speaker Biography:

Amanda has nearly 15 years’ experience in the hydrogen and fuel cell technology industry, having previously founded ACAL Energy and working through her consultancy business Burgundy Gold Ltd as a specialist in the commercialisation of clean tech businesses. Her career spanning over 20 years includes various positions at ICI Chemicals and Polymers, particularly Chlor Alkali, which produces hydrogen as a bi-product of the chlorine production process. She is a Director of the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise partnership and Deputy-Chair of UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association. She is currently Managing Director of ULEMCo Ltd, the company championing and commercialising hydrogen combustion technology for transport applications, particularly large vans, HGV and other heavy duty vehicles, primarily using the globally innovative approach to hydrogen dual fuel, H2ICED® where the hydrogen is mixed with diesel to reduce emissions, and still delivers a practical vehicle for the market today.

Speaker Name: Professor John Jostins

Job Title: Founder

Company Name: Microcab

Speaker Name: Michael Dolman

Job Title: Principal Consultant

Company Name: Element Energy

Presentation Title: Commercialisation Pathways for Fuel Cell Buses

Speaker Biography:

Mike is a Principal Consultant at Element Energy and has eight years’ experience working across the low carbon energy sector. In recent years Mike’s work has focused on hydrogen transport and he has led many of Element Energy’s activities in this area, which include project initiation, consortium building, and securing funding, through to project implementation, monitoring and data analysis.

Since 2015 Mike has managed a number of projects aimed at delivering coordinated deployment of fuel cell buses across Europe as part of efforts to commercialise this zero emission technology.

Speaker Name: Manfred Limbrunner

Job Title: Head Mobile Business Unit

Company Name: Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH

Speaker Biography:

Short Biography for the website Manfred Limbrunner joined Proton Motor in November 2000 as a design engineer and project manager for various mobile and maritime projects. In his early years he was also in charge of the systems engineering and the homologation of the Fuel Cell Hybrid Systems of Proton Motor. As PM developed further he formed and led the design department, played a significant role in implementing the quality management system and rotated in October 2009 to the product management position, until he was appointed as CTO in March 2011. Also he had the COO position in the timeframe from Mai 2012 until October 2015. In December 2016 Manfred was given the position to lead new installed Mobile Business Unit. In this position he also coordinates the Chinese activities of Proton Motor.
Prior to joining Proton Motor, Manfred Limbrunner worked for 5 years in the pulp & paper plant engineering business. His main duties and responsibilities were in the design of complex plant sub assembly groups, supervising their mounting through external suppliers, plant engineering, customer support, supervising the mounting team as well as the project management.
Manfred Limbrunner studied mechanical engineering with a focus on design at the university of applied science in Kempten an started his career at Hoerbiger Fluidtechnik GmbH in 1995.

Speaker Name: Clare Jackson - Chair of Large and Small Scale Applications Workshop

Job Title: Manager Hydrogen Hub

Company Name: Ecuity

Speaker Biography:

Clare is a consultant at Ecuity Consulting where she manages the Hydrogen Hub. The Hydrogen Hub is a business led market development vehicle for the hydrogen and fuel cell industry.

Before managing Hydrogen Hub, Clare managed an EU grant program working with businesses to increase the energy efficiency of their buildings. She has also worked as a Sustainability Consultant helping major retailers benchmark and reduce the carbon footprint of their packaging and also comply with regulations across the EU.

Speaker Name: Chris Dudfield

Job Title: Chief Technology Officer

Company Name: Intelligent Energy

Presentation Title: Commercialising Air Cooled Fuel Cell Technology

Speaker Biography:

Short Biography for the website
Chris Dudfield is the Chief Technology Officer at Intelligent Energy. Chris is also a member of the Intelligent Energy Executive management team, which reports to the Main Board.

Chris has worked at Intelligent Energy since the launch of the business in 2001. Over the last 15 years Chris has worked in a number of positions including R&D Director, Director of Operations and Director of Programmes.

Chris has worked continuously in the field of fuel cell technology since 1990, covering experience in fuel cell stack, fuel processing and fuel cell systems technology.

Chris is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and also holds chartered chemist and chartered scientist professional status.

Speaker Name: David Bow

Job Title: Senior VP Sales Serviced and Marketing

Company Name: Proton Onsite

Speaker Biography:

David Bow became our Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing on June 2, 2014. Prior to joining Proton OnSite, Mr. Bow provided sales and marketing consulting services through his company, Sales Growth Solutions which specialized in a science based and metrics driven sales and marketing management. Prior to founding Sales Growth Solutions Mr. Bow was Senior Vice President - Global Commercial Development of Cosa Instrument Corporation. Prior to working at Cosa, Mr. Bow worked at Dionex Corporation as Vice President - Sales, Service and Marketing. Early in his career Mr. Bow was with Dow Pharma where he held various positions of increasing responsibility in engineering and operations management. Mr. Bow Founded Advanced Fine Chemicals and Buffers & Biochemicals Corporation where he was granted patents in the fields of bipolar electrochemistry chemical and biologics purification methods.

Mr. Bow studied Chemical Engineering at Ohio State University and earned his Executive MBA in Finance from the Kellogg School of Management.

Speaker Name: Cate Lyon

Job Title: Analyst

Company Name: Delta Energy & Environment

Speaker Biography:

Cate has worked in the energy space for nearly 10 years, starting out in energy efficiency before moving into renewable technologies and now distributed generation. She has been with Delta Energy & Environment since 2014, delivering consultancy assignments and contributing to Delta-ee’s subscription-based research services. She is lead analyst on Delta-ee’s Micro-CHP Research Service, examining the technologies and market opportunities for distributed generation at residential and small commercial scale

Speaker Name: Chris Evans

Job Title: Director of Engineering

Company Name: Ceres Power

Speaker Name: Tom Chicken

Job Title: CTO

Company Name: Fuel Cell Systems

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