Mark RICHARDS Technology Manager ■ U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Mark Richards is a Technology Manager in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office. Technology Managers develop and manage DOE-funded RD&D efforts as well as formulate programmatic technology goals and objectives. His primary focus area is hydrogen infrastructure–encompassing hydrogen distribution, handling, and […]

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Michel LE VAN KIEM Chief Development & Innovation Officer ■ Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux After more than 20 years in IT and several positions in the port businesses, Michel LE VAN KIEM has been working as Chief Development & Innovation Officer of Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux since 2019.He is responsible for changing the

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Khouloud KARAM

Khouloud KARAM Chief Operating Officer ■ Genvia Khouloud Karam is the Chief Operating Officer of Genvia since November 2023. Before joining Genvia, Khouloud was a Global Account Director at SLB. Khouloud started her career with Schlumberger (now SLB) in 2001 as a field engineer in UAE and has assumed various operational roles in the Middle

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Pascal STREIT Vice President Technology Decarbonization ■ Technip-Energies Pascal Streit is Technip Energies Vice President Technology decarbonization in the Technology and Innovation group. Pascal drives the decarbonization technology roadmap to support the business line strategies and is the business partner for the Technip Energies Decarbonization business line. Pascal has over two decades of global experience,

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Bertrand CHARMAISON Director of I-Tésé Research Institute ■ CEA Energy Division Bertrand Charmaison is an expert in energy economics and holds a PhD in industrial economics from Toulouse School of Economic. Bertrand has more than twenty years’ operational experience in the energy sector, gained in industrial groups where he held positions of responsibility in strategy,

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Luc FEDERZONI CEO ■ SOLREED Luc Federzoni has 30 years’ experience in technological development, both in the automotive industry and in the CEA’s technological research division.  For some years now, he has been personally committed to the ecological transition. It was with this in mind that he created the start-up SOLREED, which aims to market

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Laurent BRIOTTET Fellow – Material Sciences – Hydrogen Embrittlement ■ CEA-Liten Laurent Briottet did his PhD in Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne on the modelling of void growth in a viscoplastic material. After a Post-doctoral position at McGill University concerning the modelling of the mechanical behaviour of two-phase materials, he joined CEA in Grenoble France

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Laure GUÉTAZ Research engineer in transmission electron microscopy and fuel cells ■ CEA-Liten Since 2005, her research has focused on the advanced characterization of fuel cell membrane/electrode assemblies (MEAs) using electron microscopy. Today, she has great expertise in the knowledge of the electrode microstructure as well as in the understanding of the degradation mechanism of

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