Tomas TronstadManaging Director at HYON
Tomas Tronstad holds a Master of Science in Marine Machinery (NTNU, 1991), and Masters Degree in Energy Management (Norwegian School of Management/ESCP Paris, 2007). He has more than 28 years of experience in the maritime industry. The red line in his career is adaption of land-based technology to maritime applications; gas turbines in the 1990’s, fuel cells in 2000’s and battery and exhaust scrubbers in 2010’s. Tronstad has extensive background from ship classification rule developments including fuel cells and ship machinery and systems. He was initiator and project manager for FellowSHIP, (2003 to 2009), a 12 mill. € joint industry project developing and demonstrating maritime fuel cell technology in the North Sea. As of Sept. 2017, Tronstad holds the position as Managing Director for the joint venture company HYON. The company is a hydrogen technology integrator; developing and supplying renewable hydrogen production, storage, distribution, dispensing and electricity generation via fuel cells.