Hans Aage Hjuler
CEO, Danish Power Systems
Hans Aage Hjuler was educated as MSc (Chemistry) at the Technical University of Denmark in 1980. In 1983 he obtained his PhD degree in Advanced Rechargeable Batteries at the Technical University of Denmark. As post-doc he formed a significant research group in batteries (from 1983) and fuel cells R&D (from 1988). He has worked with PAFC, MCFC, SOFC and PEM-based fuel cell systems and materials. He worked as laboratory manager with superconducting materials (high Tc) at NKT Research Center from 1991-94. He was director in Novo Nordisk from 1998-2009. He was one of the founders of Danish Power Systems in 1994 and chairman from 1994-2010. He was appointed Managing Director, CEO in 2010. HAH is vice-chair of the Board of Directors of the Danish Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, member of Annex 22, International Energy Agency (IEA) Implementing Agreement on Advanced Fuel Cells. He is member of the Scientific Committee of Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH-JU), European Commission, Brussels, Belgium.