Potier and Angel among 13 CEOs on new Hydrogen Council board


Air Liquide and Linde bosses Benoît Potier and Steve Angel are among 13 CEOs selected to sit on the Hydrogen Council’s new board to provide “bold” leadership through challenging times.

As the world currently navigates the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis – the full scale of consequences for which are still hard to predict – one thing is clear for the Hydrogen Council: this will be a defining moment for the energy transition and hydrogen as one of its key components.

Whether governments maintain an ambitious stance on climate action as part of their efforts to build a more resilient post-Covid-19 world, or dilute, or even abandon, their pre-crisis plans in favour of other priorities, will decide the fate of our energy system for at least a generation, the Hydrogen Council said.

“Despite the hurdles, this is an historic opportunity to bring our current energy systems into a new reality, and we need everyone – businesses, governments, investors and the public – to join forces and help build a more sustainable, secure and resilient energy system, with hydrogen at its core,” the Hydrogen Council said in a statement.

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