We want to live in a world where emission-free, sustainable energy is available everywhere, and affordable and safe for everyone. With our LOHC (Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier) technology, human beings now have the ability to take serious steps to helping to reduce climate change, contributing to a cleaner world for future generations.
Our mission is to become the most compelling energy company for the generations to come by introducing enormously beneficial energy technologies. We intend to create an entire ecosystem enabling businesses, homeowners and governments to manage renewable energy – from generation and storage, to transportation and consumption.
Michael is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of H2-Industries SE and Managing Director of the Global Energy Trading Foundation GmbH. He has built H2-Industries in the last years into an energy storage company based in Germany. His achievements include developing scalable LOHC eDevices, which can be used to store and release electrical power in a cost-effective way.
He is an experienced entrepreneur in the high-tech industry and founded ADTECH AG (Internet pioneer in the area of online advertising) and sold it successfully in 2007 to AOL/Time Warner.
Michael holds a Master’s degree in Precision Engineering from the University of Frankfurt (Germany) and studied Mechanical Engineering & Business Administration in Darmstadt (Germany).
Robert E. Conner joined H2-Industries in 2020 as CFO with 40+ years experience in the securities industry. Completing MBA/MPA degrees & PhD studies in political economy and government, finance & statistics at Harvard University and M.I.T., he became a VP at the investment banking firms of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Drexel, Burnham, Lambert. He then joined Prudential Insurance as Director, Options Management, managing $300+ million in the bond and stock divisions, headed the options and futures trading desk and was Treasurer of a subsidiary bank.
He was a Member of the Financial Instruments Advisory Committee of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the International Monetary Market, overseeing exchange trading rules in futures and options on the S&P 500 Equity and other financial indices, and foreign currencies, and was an Asst. Professor of Finance and Statistics at Pace University Graduate School of Business, NY.
As a founding officer of a private investment management firm and an expert bureau for securities disputes in arbitration, court regulatory and proceedings, Mr. Conner has worked in US and international forums involving private placements and public offerings, and a variety of complex debt, equity, financial index, foreign currency and commodities derivative instruments
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus G. Lederer has been advising H2-Industries SE since 2018 and is COO since 2020. Prior to that, he worked for over 20 years as a VP, Managing Director and CEO in well-known companies such as BMW, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, TEVES, ITT, Babcock Borsig and HDW, as well as a member of numerous supervisory and advisory boards, such as Lufthansa Cargo, Deutz, INA, FAG, Schaeffler, Flender, Deutsche Bank, Westdeutsche Landesbank and BHF-Bank. He is also a member of the advisory board of Marvin & Palmer Associates. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Lederer worked for more than 10 years as an honorary professor for the Institute for Production Engineering and Automation of the Fraunhofer Society at the University of Stuttgart, where he also received his Dr.-Ing. PhD.
Dr. Martin Ziegler is Senior Vice President for aviation and research with
20+ years experience in R&D for turboengines, aircraft propulsion, and cleantech.
He holds a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Technical University Berlin, and
a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
He spent 3 years with Configuration Management of the Columbus Space Project, now part of the International Space Station, some 12 years with project management and software consulting,
including satellite communication, and some 25 years with R&D and innovation for turbo engines, renewable energy, and aircraft propulsion.
He is founder of several engineering companies, inventor to several patents, and invented
Recuperative Propulsion to increase the Coefficient of Performance for Aircraft Engines,
which can become key to introduce LOHC as primary energy carrier into aviation.
He runs an innovation project with the European Space Agency
Pr. Eng. Pr. CPM PMP F. Inst. D Alan Clegg has been advising H2-Industries SE since 2015 and is now Senior Vice President Africa. He is a Natural Resources & Energy Industry Professional with over 4 decades of experience gained from working in more than 40 African and in total 160 countries across all the continents.
Alan is a registered Professional Engineer (Pr.Eng), a registered Professional Construction Project Manager (Pr.CPM), a registered Project Management Professional (PMP), and carries professional Fellowship status with South African Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (FSAIMM) and the Institute of Quarrying (FIOQ) as well a professional memberships of many of the related Institutes globally.
Alan currently holds 3 (Three) Non-Executive Directorships in Natural Resources, Energy and Process engineering technology sector related companies, one of which as Board Chair at Shumba
Mr. Xin Ding is H2-Industries Senior VP in China and East Asia since 2016.
Mr. Xin Ding is a 20 years renewable energy industry veteran with very strong material science background. He is the founder of various semiconductor and renewable energy equipment/technology companies. He is currently the President of a Chemical Vapor Deposition tool company, providing capital equipment for IC industry. He was the regional division business head (China and/or Asia) of Manz (a renewable energy/flat panel display equipment supplier), GT Advanced Technology (a renewable energy/flat panel display/semiconductor equipment &technology supplier) & Kayex (a renewable energy &semiconductor equipment vendor). He started his career as Engineer in Mitsui Hightec (a Japanese Chip maker) and later Applied Materials, the biggest nano technology equipment supplier in the world.
Mr. Xin Ding holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics from Shanghai Jiaotong University.