Hamburg, July 20, 2023 – The H2Global Foundation is proud to announce the expansion of its Executive Board with the appointment of Susana Moreira as an Executive Director / Co-Chair, effective immediately. She will work closely with Markus Exenberger, Chair of the Executive Board of the H2Global Foundation and Timo Bollerhey, CEO of HINT.CO GmbH.
"We are thrilled to welcome Susana to H2Global and to expand the foundation’s activities together," states Markus Exenberger. "With her outstanding international experience and expertise in sustainability, she is an invaluable addition to our team."
H2Global is dedicated to accelerating the growth of the hydrogen market, and with the addition of Susana Moreira, the foundation gains further strength in advancing international collaboration and the exchange of technological know-how.
Susana Moreira is an energy and mining specialist with a portfolio of in-depth research publications on gases-for-transition, mining and sustainability. Prior to joining H2Global, Susana Moreira worked for over a decade in different roles at the World Bank in Washington DC, where she was responsible for multiple initiatives. With a focus on energy and mining including green hydrogen, she successfully built and maintained relationships with government stakeholders in multiple developing countries, and with various international organizations, academic institutions, and private sector entities. Notably, she played a leading role in developing new business opportunities for the World Bank in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Originally from Portugal, with fluency in multiple languages and a diverse international experience, she brings a global perspective to her work. She holds a PhD in International Studies from Johns Hopkins University.
"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join H2Global, a pioneering organization at the forefront of shaping the hydrogen market. I am delighted to collaborate with a passionate team dedicated to advancing sustainable energy solutions around the world," says Susana Moreira.
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The H2Global Foundation is a non-profit European organization, founded in 2021 and based in Hamburg, Germany. Renowned worldwide private sector companies are donors of the foundation. H2Global is a market-based instrument developed to promote the production and use of sustainable hydrogen and its derivatives in response to climate protection goals. It aims to address the current market failure by facilitating a timely and effective technology and market ramp-up of sustainable hydrogen on an industrial scale. Through long-term purchase and short-term sales contracts, H2Global ensures compensation for the difference between supply and demand prices, supported by grants from governmental funding bodies. This instrument plays a crucial role in advancing the green transition of our society and economy by facilitating the decarbonization of major CO2 emitters. Currently, approximately 6.1 billion Euros of funding have been provided or earmarked to compensate for the price difference.