Hydrogen Systems - From Busses and Trucks to Ferries and Workboats


David Yorke – Market Development Manager, Ballard Power Systems Europe

David has worked on zero and low emission buses for the last 12 years and oversaw all aspects of the London hydrogen fuel cell bus project including the manufacture of buses, set up of facilities and the daily operation of the buses. This work was carried out in close collaboration with Transport for London (TfL), Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU), the Clean Hydrogen in European Cities (CHiC) and Environmentally friendly Efficient Electric Motion (3Emotion) projects plus other stakeholders in the venture.

Along with being a leading authority on hydrogen fuel cell buses and heavy duty vehicles, David is a specialist in the technology & operation of other zero and low emission vehicles.

Prior to working zero and low emission vehicles, he worked in the manufacturing industry on new product introductions, after sales support and quality.

David is a European and Chartered Engineer (EUR ING and CEng), qualified to master’s degree level in both Hydrogen Safety Engineering and Electronics.


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