Hydrogen - The New Golden Age of Energy

Thursday, October 07, 2021
03:40 pm - 05:00 pm
Messe München, Hall B6
The smarter E - Green Hydrogen Forum, Booth Nr. 170

Moderator: Christian Weinberger, Strategy Adviser, Green Hydrogen hydrogen-advisers.eu

Strengths and opportunities of the EU Value Chain creating investment options in H2 infrastructure, and the scale-up in industry offering new challenges to research.

03:40 pm - 04:05 pmEuropean Value Chain, Strengths and Opportunities

Dr. David Hart



04:05 pm - 04:30 pmH2 Infrastructure Investments

Dr. Nicolas Brahy

Co-founder & General Counsel

FiveT Hydrogen AG

04:30 pm - 04:55 pmFrom Innovation to Scale - From Scale to Innovation

Valérie Bouillon-Deporte

Former Governing Board Chair of the FCH-JU, Hydrogen Ecosystem Director


04:55 pm - 05:00 pmSummary of the Day



Valérie Bouillon-Deporte (Michelin)

Former Governing Board Chair of the FCH-JU, Hydrogen Ecosystem Director


Board member and 1st Vice-President of France Hydrogene, Hydrogen French Association , co-coordinator of consortium H2 Mobility France Board member of AVERE (Association for electric vehicles for France ) Former President of Hydrogen Europe, the leading European association of H2 industries and former Chair of the governing board of the Fuel Cell Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) , a public private partnership supporting research, technological development and demonstration activities in fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies in Europe Mrs. Bouillon-Delporte is within Michelin in charge of the hydrogen topics from an ecosystem perspectives. Mrs. Bouillon-Delporte has worked for more than 20 years for several top leading automotive Tier one manufacturers. She has a track record in both aftermarket and OE automotive industries and acquired a strong expertise in marketing clean technology innovations. Mrs. Bouillon-Delporte holds a master degree in International management from Kedge Business school and an executive degree in International Management from ESSEC Paris. In January 2021 she was selected to be Knight of the Order of the French Legion of Honour. A few weeks after she also received from Green Univers and Andera Partners the Prize of Women in energy transition 2021 in the category: private sector industrials. Early 2019 she was selected by La Tribune as one of the 100 persons who are transforming France and won the Prize “transforming France 2019” in the mobility category . In 2017 she was one of the candidate selected to the WBCSD Leadership Women Award 2017 Mrs. Bouillon-Delporte is also one of the founder of the automotive association WAVE (Women Automotive and Vehicles in Europe) whose mission is to attract more women into the automotive industry.


Dr. David Hart (E4tech)



David Hart is a Partner at ERM and a Director of E4tech, a business consulting company specialising in the energy transition and recently acquired by ERM. He is also a Visiting Professor at Imperial College London. Based in Switzerland, he is responsible for E4tech's fuel cell and hydrogen energy practice, and has been an advisor, consultant and researcher on hydrogen energy for 25 years, leading and conducting projects in different industry sectors for governments, corporations and investors worldwide. Current work includes support for major energy players in developing hydrogen strategies, analysis of supply chain opportunities for specialists in the fuel cell industry, and policy options for economic growth based on hydrogen and fuel cell deployment. David has sat on venture capital investment committees and clean energy company boards, is a Director of the International Association of Hydrogen Energy and is lead author of the widely-respected Fuel Cell Industry Review.


Dr. Nicolas Brahy (FiveT Hydrogen AG)

Co-founder & General Counsel


Nicolas Brahy is Co-founder and General Counsel of FiveT Hydrogen, the only dedicated investment team making a living out of hydrogen. FiveT Hydrogen wants to deliver hydrogen energy infrastructure at scale and take market positions in terms of reputation and size.Until April 2021, he was Managing Director of Hydrogen Europe which represents the fuel cells and hydrogen sector with c. 200 industrial members and 22 national associations. Prior to that, he worked 7 years for the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and 3 years for the European Commission. He also worked as a univserity researcher and lecturer on innovation, intellectual property, legal ane economic aspects of regulation and public funding. He has a total of 20 years of experience in innovation matters and 11 in the fuel cells and hydrogen sectors.

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