Ian Wilkinson

Programme Manager, Siemens Energy

Ian Wilkinson is a programme manager in Siemens’ Energy Transition team. He led the group that designed and built the Siemens ammonia-based energy storage system demonstrator at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, and an ongoing research programme into thermo- and electro-chemical ammonia synthesis with Oxford University. As a first step towards a hydrogen economy in the UK, Ian developed an electric vehicle recharging system based around hydrogen fuel cells, operated it very publicly at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, and is now working to commercialise this service. Ian also continuous to develop technical solutions needed to realise a green ammonia (hydrogen) supply chain, such as ammonia cracking.

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