Natalia Westhäuser is the founder and CEO of Profas Energy Consult GmbH, a consulting and investment practice specialized on development support and implementation coaching for successful clean hydrogen and PtX projects.
She is also engaged as Operating Partner of FiveT Hydrogen AG, who launched the world's first hydrogen focused infrastructure fund together with Ardian in the Hy24 joint venture.
Natalia is a passionate transformation leader with over 25 years of experience in new technology commercialization and business scaling. She held leading positions at Siemens AG and Siemens Energy in the areas of sales, strategy, procurement, and in-house consulting, including four years in the hydrogen industry as VP and Head of Projects New Energy Business responsible for the worldwide project business with hydrogen electrolysis systems.
02:45 pm - 02:55 pm
The appetite to invest into Green Hydrogen projects is high, though some key ingredients are still a bit exotic and slow down the investment process, requiring a lot of overhead for handling. A comparison can be drawn to the early days of large PV projects. The session answers to: What instruments will the insurance industry elaborate? What are the conditions for bank financing, what the perspective of private investors? What are the procedures to ensure Hydrogen respects its colour?