Head of Innovation & Technology / Alpiq,
Board member / Hydrospider
• electrical engineer with a diploma and a PhD from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
• Started professional career in semiconductor industry
• Worked for 18 years for ABB, on advanced power electronic solutions for industrial applications, power generation, propulsion drives for locomotives, and advanced direct current high voltage power transmission systems
• Has now been working for 6 years for Alpiq, driving ahead new sustainable energy solutions
Alpiq is a Swiss electricity generation company and energy service provider. We started intensively thinking about hydrogen already some years ago. With the commissioning of our first hydrogen production unit at one of our run-of-river hydropower plants this year, we have now started to turn hydrogen into a pillar of our future.