31 March 2021 | 45 minutes

Episode 5: Hydrogen

In this episode, Jeffrey Young is joined by Nina Bowyer and Jeremy Griffin from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), a global law firm assisting major supply chain clients with their transition to sustainable energy, as we investigate hydrogen as the next sustainable energy source across Europe and beyond. But first, Jeffrey talks with Dr. David Hart, a hydrogen expert at E4tech, to help us understand more about hydrogen fuel technology and the opportunities for its application across the global energy supply chain.

Dr David Hart
Hydrogen expert, E4tech

David leads E4tech’s fuel cell and hydrogen energy activities, focused on providing their clients with insight and clarity in a complex and evolving sector. His insight is based on over 25 years of personal experience and data and he has worked in research, academia, and business.

He wants to help the industry advance and deliver the sustainable energy solutions he knows it can, based on sound analysis, picking the best options, and managing risk. 

In this podcast, David tells us all we need to know about hydrogen in a detailed yet accessible way.

Nina Bowyer
Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills

Nina Bowyer is the global co-head of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Africa practice group. She is also the energy sector lead for the EMEA region. She has 20 years of experience in advising on mergers, acquisitions and disposals, joint venture structuring, project development, and related financing arrangements, principally within the energy and mining sectors, and focusing geographically on matters in Europe and across West and East Africa, particularly in Nigeria.

Nina is ranked by Chambers Global 2020 as a leading lawyer in the areas of ‘Africa-wide Projects and Energy’, ‘Nigeria Energy & Natural Resources (Expertise Based Abroad)’ and ‘Projects & Energy – International’.

Jeremy Griffin
Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills

Jeremy is an associate in the Herbert Smith Freehills corporate energy and resources team.

He advises on transactions and projects across the oil and gas, renewables, mining, and power sectors. To date, he has advised on a range of matters including divestments, mergers and acquisitions, structuring, joint ventures, and project development.