Making renewables reliable

Vision

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.

Mission

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.

Founder Statement

Michael Stusch

Michael Stusch,

Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Michael is Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of H2-Industries SE and Managing Director of the Global Energy Trading Foundation GmbH. He has built H2-Industries over the last decade 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 focused in the high-tech sector 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 and Business Administration in Darmstadt (Germany).

Lawrence Steckman

Lawrence Allen Steckman,

Chief Legal Officer (CLO)

Lawrence Steckman has practiced law for more than 30 years. Focusing on securities, derivatives and commercial litigation, he has won leading cases in each of his practice areas.

­­­Lawrence is the author or lead co-author of more than fifty peer reviewed published works on legal doctrine and his work on the law has been cited by the trial and appellate courts of the United States.

In July 2006, Super Lawyers Magazine, in its inaugural New York edition, identified Lawrence as one of New York’s first “Super Lawyers” in both securities and business litigation, an honor he has received nine times since then. The independent attorney rating service, AVVO, has awarded him a perfect rating of 10/10. His published work on public policy matters has been cited by courts and commentators on topics ranging from international terrorism and constitutional law to government contract law.  He has represented political figures of several countries and his work on corporate governance has been published by the University of Bejing. Lawrence has published, as well, on the philosophy of science and, recently, a volume on existential psychology.

Lawrence pursued doctoral studies in philosophy at Columbia University, where he received his Masters degree prior to pursuing a career in law, after receiving his undergraduate degrees summa cum laude in philosophy and classical music performance.

He is involved in bringing disruptive energy and natural resource technologies to market.

Sascha Gaede, COO

Sascha Gaede,

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Sascha Gaede has been involved in the Renewable Energy sector for the past 10 years, primarily in Europe and the Middle East/Northern Africa region.

He served in various senior management positions with one of Germany’s largest solar manufacturers, in Berlin, and was part of the management team establishing the first PV solar module factory in the U.A.E in 2013. He served as COO of a GCC based developer specialized in utility scale PV-programs for emerging countries integrating PV solar generation, energy conversion, energy transportation and local industrial production. These activities created substantial socio-economic benefits for the sectors where he operated.

For the past five years, Sascha has been working as senior advisor to several government agencies and innovative energy companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to his career in the solar industry, Sascha worked for Mercedes-Benz/Daimler in various board management functions in Russia, South Africa and Germany.

Sascha has a degree in Business Administration (Dipl. Kaufmann) from Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel/ Germany.

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Marko Vukosavovic,

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Marko Vukosavovic is an expert in finance and strategic development. He has more than two decades of experience fueling innovation, recruiting talent, implemented growth strategies and engineered organizational restructuring. He has led successful IPOs on the New York Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange. With extensive business experience in North America, Europe and the Middle East, Marko has enabled the acquisitions and integrations of more than 30 companies. He has served as SVP of finance for The Arena Group, CFO of the Academy of Management, VP of business development for George Little Management, VP of financial planning and analysis for Education Dynamics, and director of finance for Puricore. As Chief Financial Analyst for Geneva Global, he analyzed and funded more than a hundred for-profit and nonprofit organizations around the world. Vukosavovic has an MBA in international business from Eastern University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Belgrade. 

Martin Ziegler

Dr. Martin Ziegler,

Senior VP Aviation and Research

Dr. Martin Ziegler is Senior Vice President for aviation and research with

20+ years experience in R&D for turbo-engines, 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.

Martin spent three years with Configuration Management of the Columbus Space Project, now part of the International Space Station, twelve years with project management and software consulting,

including satellite communication, and twenty five years engaged in R&D and innovation for turbo engines, renewable energies, and aircraft propulsion.

He is the founder of several engineering companies, to the owner of several patents and the inventor of

Recuperative Propulsion (used to increase the Performance Coefficient of Aircraft Engines),

which the Company anticipates will become key to introduction of LOHC as a primary aviation energy carrier.

Martin runs an innovation project with the European Space Agency.

Adam Clegg

Alan Clegg,

Senior VP Africas

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 and Energy Industry Professional with more than four decades of experience gained from working in 160 countries across the world including more than forty in Africa.

Alan is a registered Professional Engineer (Pr.Eng), a registered Professional Construction Project Manager (Pr.CPM), and a registered Project Management Professional (PMP). He carries professional Fellowship status with South African Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (FSAIMM) and the Institute of Quarrying (FIOQ) and, as well, professional memberships in  many  related Institutes across the glob.

Alan currently holds Three Non-Executive Directorships in  Natural Resources, Energy and Process engineering technology sector related companies, one of which includes a Board Chair at Shumba Energy.

Xin Ding

Xing Ding,

Senior VP in China and East Asia

Mr. Xin Ding is H2-Industries Senior VP in China and East Asia since 2016.

He is a 20 years renewable energy industry veteran with a strong material science background. He is the founder of various semiconductor and renewable energy equipment/technology companies and is currently the President of a Chemical Vapor Deposition tool company, which provides capital equipment for the 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 and technology supplier) and 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 world’s largest nano technology equipment supplier.

Mr. Xin Ding holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics from Shanghai Jiaotong University.

Advisory Board H2-Industries Group

H2-Industries has direct access to managers and decision-makers worldwide and is supported by a competent advisory board.

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus G. Lederer,

Chairman Advisory Board

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus G. Lederer has been advising H2-Industries SE since 2018 and was COO from 2020 to Nov. 2021. He is now Chairman of H2-Industries Advisory Board. Klaus worked for more than twenty years as a VP, Managing Director and CEO of  well-known companies including  BMW, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, TEVES, ITT, Babcock Borsig and HDW.  He has served as a member of numerous supervisory and advisory boards, including Lufthansa Cargo, Deutz, INA, FAG, Schaeffler, Flender, Deutsche Bank, Westdeutsche Landesbank and BHF-Bank. Klaus is also a member of the advisory board of Marvin & Palmer Associates. He has worked for more than a decade as an honorary professor for the Institute for Production Engineering and Automation of the Fraunhofer Society at the University of Stuttgart, where he received his Dr.-Ing. PhD.

Hermann-Blank

Dipl.-Ing. Hermann Blank,

Advisory Board

Hermann Blank has been advising H2-Industries Inc. since 2021 and moved to the Advisory Board in 2022. In this role, he is consulting H2-Industries in process engineering, large scale project and business development areas. Hermann holds the degree of a Graduated Engineer in Process Engineering, acquired at Nuremberg Institute of Technology Georg Simon Ohm, Germany. He served for more than 30 years in Corporate Engineering, Operations, Technical Services and Technical Procurement and Logistics roles for WACKER, a global specialty chemicals producer.

He has held management positions in several countries in the EU, Asia, and USA, with a focus on Engineering, Technical Service and Maintenance Organizations and Project Risk Management.  His expertise has contributed to the successful completion of numerous complex, large scale engineering projects. Prior to his work for H2-Industries, he served as the Vice President Project Poly 11 and VP Corporate Engineering, US. In that capacity, he was responsible for the technical scope of construction, startup, and capacity ramp of the $ 2.5 billion investment project “Poly 11” in Charleston, TN with a production capacity of more than 20,000 tons per year of hyperpure Polysilicon for semiconductor and solar customers.

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Dr. Peter Goepfrich,

Advisory Board

Peter joined the Board of Advisors in 2022 with a special focus on advising on the region of  MENA ( Middle East North Africa)

For more than 30 years Peter served – on behalf of the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) – as Official Delegate of German Business in a number of North African and Middle Eastern countries and as CEO of the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Cairo as well as CEO of the German-Emirati Council for Industry and Commerce in Abu Dhabi.

A lawyer by background (with a law degree and PHD from Heidelberg University) and being appointed to some Panels of Arbitrators in Middle East and China Arbitration Centers Peter has throughout his career combined his business and multi-cultural experience and network with advising and practicing on innovative, robust and sustainable business- and legal structures for governmental entities as well as companies active in the prospective but also challenging MENA-Region.

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Francois Dugue,

Advisory Board

In 35 years working exclusively with Government Regulatory bodies in developing countries, Francois has successfully carried out multiple mission critical technical assistance assignments in Africa, helping governments in drafting new policy reforms, for the telecom, Energy and Mobile Financial Service industries.

Joining H2-Industries, he will bring an in-depth knowledge of the challenges that are facing the emerging and developing countries and his knowledge of the Energy Regulatory environment will put H2-Industries ahead of the curve of the Green Hydrogen revolution.

Francois is a 36 year seasoned Electrical Engineer with a strong background in Information Technology and the Digital Economy. His long experience working with the traditional multilateral financing partners in Africa and the Caribbean will position H2-Industries as the Premier Green Energy Ecosystem Enabler.