Jorgo Chatzimarkakis has been working at 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. He was awarded “Hydrogen Person of the Year” at the World Hydrogen Awards 2022. Mr Chatzimarkakis was born in Duisburg, Germany. He holds German and Greek nationality, and a degree in political science from the University of Bonn.