Fernando Brun, Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina, is a career diplomat born on 7 January 1971 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He graduated in Political Science and International Relations from the Catholic University of Argentina.
In 1996, he was admitted to the Institute of Diplomatic Service through a State exam. In 1999, he began his career as a career diplomat.
In 2009, he was appointed Chief of Staff of the Undersecretary for International Trade. In 2010, he was promoted to Chief of Staff of the Secretary for International Trade and Foreign Economic Relations.
In March 2016, he was tasked as Deputy Head of Mission at the Argentine Embassy in Brasil, until his appointment as Argentine Consul General in Hamburg. In 2017 he was responsible for coordinating the G20 Summit in Hamburg.
Since December 2019, he worked as Head of the Cabinet for International Relations in the Secretary of State for Strategic Affairs of the Office of the President of Argentina, where he was responsible, among other tasks, for energy transition, with a focus on green hydrogen.
He has been Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Federal Republic of Germany since Januray 17th 2023.
Mr Brun speaks English, French, Portuguese and German (ZDAF & ZMP Goethe Institut Buenos Aires).
11:40 am - 12:00 pm
Green Hydrogen is on its way to become a global commodity. Depending on where it is produced and where it is consumed, different hydrogen vectors like gaseous hydrogen in pipelines, ammonia, e-fuels, … will be used that differ strongly in their properties to provide energy services. The different geographies will select their vector depending on infrastructure and storage needs. The session provides a snapshot on specific examples at various development stages from 3 continents.