Dr.-Ing Geert Tjarks has joined EWE GASSPEICHER GmbH in October 2020 and is responsible for Stakeholder Management in the business unit hydrogen. He is in charge of the political and economic networks for the implementation of the National Hydrogen Strategy at EWE AG. In this context he is currently responsible for the coordination of the IPCEI project Clean Hydrogen Coastline.
Before joining EWE, he was with the National Organization Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology – NOW GmbH in Berlin for four years. At NOW he was responsible for international cooperation and represented the federal German government in various international multilateral bodies for hydrogen technologies. In 2019 and 202 he supported the federal government for the development of the national hydrogen strategy. In January 2017 he finalized a PhD at RWTH Aachen with a focus on water electrolysis systems for the production of hydrogen as energy carrier.