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Executive Director and programme office
The Executive Director and the Programme Office are in charge of the day-to-day management of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.
The Executive Director is the legal representative of the FCH JU. He is the chief executive responsible for the implementation of the Joint Undertaking, in accordance with the decisions of the Governing Board. Since September 2010, the Executive Director of the FCH JU is Mr Bert de Colvenaer.
The Executive Director is supported by the team of the Programme Office. Under the responsibility of the Executive Director, the Programme Office is in charge of the daily management of the Joint Undertaking and executes all its activities from project management to financial matters and communication.
The key responsibilities of the Programme Office are:
- Organising the calls for proposals, selection of projects and management of funding;
- Managing the R&D agenda of the Joint Undertaking in coordination with members and other stakeholders;
- Communication on the Joint Undertaking and fuel cell and hydrogen technologies.
Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking
Toison d'Or 56-60
B- 1049 Brussels
Bert De Colvenaer
FCH JU Executive Director
Head of Financial & Administration Unit
Antonio Requena Fernandez
Financial and Accounting Assistant
General Administration & Human Resources Assistant
Legal & Contractual Manager
Elena Climent Vaño
Internal Audit Manager
Stakeholders Relationships Manager
Head of Programme Unit
Policy & Communication Officer
Project Manager Automotive & other Transportation
Project Manager Stationary Power Generation
Project Manager Portable & Micro Power
Project Manager Hydrogen Product. & Distribution
Project Manager Cross-cutting issues