Vysus Group will look to delve deeper into the hydrogen economy and help unlock its potential with the appointment of Kees van Wingerden.
Joining as a Senior Principal Consultant, Wingerden will support operators and developers in designing safe facilities with a particular emphasis set for the hydrogen market.
It is expected that this could support the hydrogen market by adding expertise into a vital area for research and development for innovative technologies.
Vysus Group has stated that the appointment is part of a growing focus on growing the hydrogen market which has seen increased exposure in light of global climate concerns.
Hydrogen is a significant part of this transition and thus the Vysus Group is expected to progress further into the market.
Robert Nyiredy, Vice-President Risk Management with Vysus Group, said, “We are thrilled to be able to add someone with such undoubted knowledge and experience to our team, and believe Kees will drive us forward, particularly in terms of our hydrogen related activities.
“Having an engineer that can also be a strong communicator in situations where you have to break down the science and make it more accessible for everybody, whether that’s for clients or your peers, will be crucial in developing safety in the energy sector.
We are dedicated to providing the best services globally through our expert teams and we are excited to see how Kees can influence this further.”
Kees van Wingerden said on his appointment, “I am delighted to be joining Vysus Group and I am looking forward to applying my years of experience within the industry to hydrogen capabilities and helping to solve the challenges associated with it.
“Hydrogen is an exciting prospect going forward, and I believe at Vysus Group, we are well equipped to make the most out of this development, where it has never been so timely to look to low carbon fuel sources to help realise energy transition.
“There exists a level of apprehension around the capabilities of hydrogen in some quarters, but I believe we can bridge the gap between sector specialists and the public, and the next steps in safety and risk management.”