Fuel Cells UK is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chair and Deputy Chair.

Dennis Hayter, the new Chair, is Vice President for Business Development at Clean Power Systems company, Intelligent Energy, where he has responsibility for establishing and maintaining key partnerships for the development and commercialisation of fuel cell technologies across a wide range of end-user application areas and target markets (particularly the transportation, motive power and aero and defence sectors). Speaking about his new role, Dennis said:

‘At a time of wider market upheaval and change in the political landscape, Fuel Cells UK needs to be flexible in working within shifting political and energy landscapes while providing constancy in maintaining dialogue and messaging to and between an emerging set of stakeholders.  I look forward to leading the Association to further success through the coming months.’

Martin Green, the new Deputy Chair, is Strategic Development Director, at Johnson Matthey.  Martin’s responsibilities include business development and strategic planning for the company’s fuel cells and low carbon technology areas. Martin commented:

‘Since its formation five years ago Fuel Cells UK has established itself as an effective conduit between both the public and private sector. I’m looking forward to working with Dennis and the Fuel Cells UK team in developing further the Association’s activities in the coming year”

Dennis and Martin take over from Peter Bance, CEO of Ceres Power, and Brendan Bilton, then CEO of Ceramic Fuel Cells Europe, respectively.

ENDS

NOTES TO THE EDITOR

Fuel Cells UK (www.fuelcellsuk.org) acts on behalf of its members to accelerate the development and commercialisation of fuel cells in the UK. We provide a respected and authoritative point of contact and a clear, informed and up-to-date view on research, development and demonstration priorities for Government, other funding agencies and opinion formers.

Our members include the leading fuel cell companies in the UK as well as a range of other stakeholders, from energy utilities to component developers, fuel suppliers and others involved both directly and indirectly in the industry.

We cover all fuel cell applications, the full fuel cell supply chain (from research into material science through to systems integration and distribution), all fuel cell types and issues around the delivery, storage and use of associated fuels.

For further details, please contact:
Celia Greaves
c.greaves@synnogy.co.uk
01832 720007

Fuel Cells UK appoints new Chair and Deputy Chair