As pioneers in the development and integration of green hydrogen storage systems, leveraging our expertise in materials science and engineering, we are dedicated to creating cutting-edge solutions for the safe and efficient storage of hydrogen.
Our cutting-edge metal hydride compounds enable the absorption and release of hydrogen for applications ranging from small-scale residential to large-scale industrial operations. Committed to sustainability and innovation, we are leading the transition towards a more sustainable energy future.
GKN Hydrogen is part of Dowlais, a specialist engineering group focused on the automotive sector.
Launch of Research activities on metal hydride storage in partnership with GKN Powder Metallurgy
Proof of concept
System proof of concept with the first installation of GKN energy management system based on metal hydrides
First HY2MINI demonstrator installed at GKN Powder Metallurgy Headquarter in Bruneck, Italy
First HY2MEDI & HY2MEGA installed
Launch of digital Platform
CEO – Chief Executive Officer
Guido was appointed CEO, Chief Executive Officer at GKN Hydrogen in April 2023 after having held the position as the CCO, Chief Commercial Officer, since January 2022. Before, he has been part of the executive team at GKN Powder Metallurgy as Chief Operating Officer (COO). The GKN Hydrogen business launched in May 2021 and was created out of GKN Powder Metallurgy. As such he played a key role in the launch and initial phases of development of GKN Hydrogen. Guido has a wealth of technical expertise in the industry having first joined GKN Powder Metallurgy in 1996 as Product Development Engineer at its Sinter Metals division. From 2001 to 2012 he served as Plant Manager, Operations Director and Vice President Operations before being appointed to Vice President Business Development & Strategic Planning in 2013. In 2017 Guido was appointed to Senior Vice President Additive Manufacturing & Business Development. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cologne in Germany.
CTO – Chief Technology Officer
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