A respected industry leader and low carbon energy expert, focussed on taking innovative technologies from concept to deployment. Progressive Energy formed 25 years ago to deliver material quantities of carbon reduction primarily through CCS and low carbon hydrogen. Progressive originated HyNet, bringing together the consortia of major industrials, anchored on the CO2 transport and storage infrastructure being delivered by Eni. Formed joint venture with Essar, developing the UK’s most advanced large scale CCUS-enabled low carbon hydrogen facility (EET Hydrogen), and Grenian is developing a pipeline of electrolytic hydrogen projects in the region. Chris sits on the Ministerial Hydrogen Delivery Council.