Jorgo Chatzimarkakis

Job Title
Chief Executive Officer
Hydrogen Europe

Jorgo Chatzimarkakis is CEO of Hydrogen Europe since 2016. Before he was Representative of Infineon Technologies in Brussels and Member of the European Parliament (2004 - 2014) inter alia in the ITRE Committee (Industry, Technology, Research and Energy) where he could contribute to lay the cornerstone for the first and the second Joint Undertaking on hydrogen and fuel cells. In 2007 he was elected “MEP of the year” by his colleagues of the European Parliament in the category “Research and Innovation”. In 2015 he was appointed ambassador at large for Greece.
Mr Chatzimarkakis was born in Duisburg, Germany. He holds German and Greek nationality, a degree in political science from the University of Bonn.

May 11, 2022Hydrogen Will Make EU's Energy Supply More Resilient

May 11, 2022Panel Discussion: Green Hydrogen Manifesto: What does it take to Industrialize?

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Green Hydrogen: Policy Enabled Market

May/11/2022 - 10:30 am

Messe München, Hall B2., Booth B2.550 The smarter E - Green Hydrogen Forum

The opening session is outlining the frame and set-up of the 3 day program and the speaker highlights. The economic efficiency of hydrogen and its significance for Germany and Europe will be discussed by Government bodies and industry associations. They share their visions and increasingly the concrete steps towards materialisation, and how the political support will enable the market. It will also be illustrated how hydrogen can increase the resilience of the energy system by reducing imports of fossil fuels and diversifying the supplier countries, and how to establish cooperation and joint infrastructure development with renewable energy rich countries.


Panel Discussion: Green Hydrogen Manifesto: What Does it Take to Industrialise?

May/11/2022 - 04:00 pm

Messe München, Hall B2., Booth B2.550 The smarter E - Green Hydrogen Forum

The third session offers a top-class panel discussion. At the GHF 2021, the "Green Hydrogen Manifesto" with 12 focussed demands to policy makers and governments was signed by over 100 companies and organizations. Speakers of the previous sessions will debate the status of the implementation and further required actions to get hydrogen to industrial scale to enable the circular economy and full decarbonization. The audience can raise questions to the experts to challenge their visions and learn about the path forward.

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