Chris is the founder and CEO of Protium, and the previous Chairman of the UK Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Association. As well as being, the Co-host and Co-founder of the leading hydrogen podcast, ‘Everything About Hydrogen’ and the Vice-Chair for Renewable UK’s Green Hydrogen Group. Chris originally began working on hydrogen through the World Bank, where his research helped secure the Bank’s first internal funding for Hydrogen & Fuel Cell research in over a decade. Chris has advised various governments, businesses and investors on hydrogen and other clean energy technologies.

 Chris previously worked for JLT Group, within the International Network and JLT’s Energy & Marine division. He has also worked for one of the UK’s leading renewable energy project developers, as well as for Venture Capital firms both in London and Israel. He holds a Masters in Energy, Finance and Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and a first-class BA (Honours) from the University of York.

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‘Distributed Green Hydrogen – unlocking the UKs pathway to a net zero future’

In this presentation Chris will lay out some of the choices/trade-offs facing the UK as it seeks to accelerate its transition to Net Zero, and will discuss how the development of a distributed green hydrogen will be essential.