Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

15 May 2019, 16:00 - 17:30


In association with SHFCA

Chair: Stuart McKay, Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Utilisation Storage (CCUS) Policy Lead, Scottish Government 

Hydrogen – Transitioning to Hydrogen: Engineering Risk and Uncertainties
Dr Robert Sansom BSc MSc DIC MBA CEng FIET, IET Fellow and lead author of the joint PEI report

Offshore hydrogen production
Jon Clipsham, Hydrogen Manager, The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and Hayleigh Pearson, Project Engineer, The Oil & Gas Technology Centre 

CIES energy storage and conversion
Gerry Agnew, Chief Technologist, Rolls-Royce Fuel Cell Systems and Dr Paul Connor, School of Chemistry, University of St Andrews 

Development of a zero-emission double deck bus – a case study
Dr Richard Kemp-Harper, Strategy Director, Arcola Energy

Rapporteur: Dr Kerry-Ann Adamson, Principal Consultant, Worley

Q&A and panel discussion

Programme subject to change 


  • Jon Clipsham


    Hydrogen Manager

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)

    Jon Clipsham, Hydrogen Manager at EMEC, joined the organisation from the chemical industry where he has a long experience of international business...

  • Robert Sansom


    IET Energy Policy Panel member


    Dr Robert Sansom is an independent energy consultant, a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a member of its Energy Policy...

  • Richard Kemp-Harper


    Strategy Director

    Arcola Energy

    Dr Richard Kemp-Harper is Strategy Director at Arcola Energy, leading on market, business and partnership development in zero-emission transport and...

  • Hayleigh Pearson


    Project Engineer

    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre

    Hayleigh is a Project Engineer within the Marginal Developments Solution Centre at the Oil & Gas Technology Centre. With a background in Process...

  • Kerry-Ann Adamson


    Principal Consultant


    Subject Matter Expert with 20 years hands on experience in hydrogen and fuel cell strategy, trend spotting and analysis, planning and business growth...