Brahy Nicolas

B2B Forum

Session 4: Financing the hydrogen ecosystem: opportunities and challenges

General Counsel + Public Affairs and ESG Director, Hy24

Nicolas Brahy is co-founder and Managing Partner of FiveT Hydrogen, a global investment plaform dedicated to hydrogen that develops investment funds and instruments to bring private capital in the fast deployment of clean hydrogen. He is also the General Counsel and Public affairs and ESG Director of Hy24 a management company created as a joint venture between Ardian and FiveT Hydrogen to manage a large infrastructure fund dedicated to financing the production of hydrogen, its use in industry and hydrogen mobility.

Until April 2021, he was Managing Director of Hydrogen Europe which represents the fuel cells and hydrogen sector with more than 250 industrial members and 27 national associations. Prior to that, he worked 7 years for the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and 3 years for the European Commission. He also worked as a university researcher and lecturer on innovation, intellectual property and public finances. He has a total of 20 years of experience in innovation matters and 13 the hydrogen sector.