The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO-led initiative with a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the clean energy transition, is expanding the diversity of its Board and is delighted to announce Ecopetrol as its newest Board Member.
One of the leading integrated energy groups in the Americas, Ecopetrol joined the Hydrogen Council as a steering member in June 2022 and is the Council’s first South American member.
Anglo American, Faurecia, Shell and Toyota have all renewed their Board Membership.
The Hydrogen Council Board is represented at the highest level by global CEOs all committed to providing the necessary leadership to demonstrate a powerful vision and decisive action for a better energy future powered by hydrogen.
As of January 1, 2023, the Hydrogen Council Board consists of Air Liquide, Anglo American, Cummins, Ecopetrol, ENGIE, Faurecia, Hyundai Motor Group, Johnson Matthey, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Linde, Sasol, Shell, Sinopec, TotalEnergies and Toyota.
Speaking about Ecopetrol’s appointment to the Board, Felipe Bayón, CEO of Ecopetrol, said, “Joining the Hydrogen Council’s Board represents a milestone for Ecopetrol in the path of our low-carbon hydrogen plan, as a key element of our Strategy 2040 ‘Energy that transforms’, as well as contributing to progress in Colombia’s Hydrogen Roadmap. As the unique company from Latin America in the Board, it is an honor to represent the region and fostering its energy transition. We firmly believe that cooperation is fundamental to advance decisively in the promotion of research, projects, investments, and technologies towards a robust hydrogen economy.”
The Hydrogen Council Board is backed by the full Hydrogen Council membership of 140+ companies based in 20+ countries across the entire hydrogen value chain who recognise the massive potential of hydrogen and share the mission to scale up solutions.
About The Hydrogen Council
The Hydrogen Council is a global CEO-led initiative that brings together leading companies with a united vision and long-term ambition for hydrogen to foster the clean energy transition. The Council believes that hydrogen has a key role to play in reaching our global decarbonization goals by helping to diversify energy sources worldwide, foster business and technological innovation as drivers for long-term economic growth, and decarbonize hard-to-abate sectors.
Using its global reach to promote collaboration between governments, industry and investors, the Council provides guidance on accelerating the deployment of hydrogen solutions around the world. It also acts as a business marketplace, bringing together a diverse group of 140+ companies based in 20+ countries across the entire hydrogen value chain, including large multinationals, innovative SMEs, and investors.
The Hydrogen Council also serves as a resource for safety standards and an interlocutor for the investment community, while identifying opportunities for regulatory advocacy in key geographies.
Joanna Sampson, Communications Manager, Hydrogen Council