Global consulting and engineering company Wood has appointed Josh Carmichael as Vice-President of Hydrogen to bolster the group’s commitment to accelerating the global energy transition.
In the newly created role, Carmichael will lead Wood’s global hydrogen drive, working with clients, industry partners and government authorities to develop the growing hydrogen sector.
Working closely with colleagues based in key hydrogen markets, Carmichael is also expected to bring together Wood’s existing hydrogen expertise to position the company as a partner of choice for developing strategic and impactful hydrogen projects around the world.
Andy Hemingway, President of Energy, Innovation & Optimisation at Wood, said, “With interest in hydrogen gaining global momentum, Josh’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for Wood.
“We have a clear strategy to stay at the forefront of the clean hydrogen revolution with the right technology, people and partnerships.
“As a leader in hydrogen production technology, Wood has been supplying hydrogen production units globally for more than 60 years. We also have experience in carbon capture and storage, renewable power and pipelines for distribution.
“This puts us in a unique position to unlock the opportunities of a clean hydrogen energy system and support our clients looking for robust hydrogen expertise.”
Josh Carmichael said, “I’m delighted to be joining Wood in this global role at what is a very exciting time to be working in the hydrogen sector.
“I’m looking forward to bringing my experience and knowledge to grow Wood’s hydrogen offering for its new and existing partners, clients and stakeholders.
“Together, we have the opportunity to lead the energy transition and make a real impact on the world.”
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