VISION STATEMENT

To be the leading developer and manufacturer of green hydrogen technologies. To reduce the creation of harmful emissions by participating in the growth of the hydrogen economy.

Our History

  • Clean Power Hydrogen Group Limited is established in the UK by founding members Dr. Nigel Williamson and Joe Scott, following the company being established in Ireland in 2012.
  • Successful demonstration to show proof of concept to separate hydrogen and oxygen using a simple liquid nitrogen-cooled cryogenic system.
  • Successful trials to reduce NOx emission by 50% on a diesel generator completed. The 440 kW generator was operated at 100% power and the emissions reduced from 680 ppm to 306 ppm, at 75% power with a reduction from 589 ppm to 341 ppm and at 50% power from 586 ppm to 316 ppm. 
  • Raised first round of external funding from individual investors
  • The MFE01 Technology Demonstrator built which can produce 20kW, 6kg H2 per 24 hrs
  • The company move to new premises in Marrtree Business Park, Doncaster
  • £2.5 million raised from angel investors in two funding rounds through West Hill Capital
  • Rushlight Hydrogen & Fuel Cells award winners
  • Awarded £338k Smart Grant from Innovate UK
  • CPH2 achieves ISO 9001:2015 with BSI
  • MFE30 (145kW, 60kg H2/day model) production unit designed and build commences
  • MFE220 (1MW, 450kg H2/day model) design in progress
  • First non-grant funded order for MFE30
  • CPH2 appoints Jon Duffy as new CEO
  • CPH2 enters new joint venture for hydrogen production for Northern Ireland
  • CPH2 delivers Ireland's first electrolyser
  • Build starts on the MFE220
  • CPH2 raises £3m from new private investors
  • Ireland's first electrolyser supplied by CPH2 completes 100 days of production
  • Business relocates to new 29,000 sq.ft. production facility in Doncaster
  • Clean Power Hydrogen plc is admitted to the London Stock Exchange AIM
  • ATOME Energy PLC places order for 1MW MFE220 electrolyser unit for Paraguay mobility project
  • AFCryo places order for a second 1MW MFE220 electrolyser for New Zealand
  • First licence agreement signed with GHFG Ltd
  • James Hobson appointed as CFO
  • Technology cooperation agreement signed with Kenera Energy Solutions, part of the KCA Deutag Group
  • New CFO and COO appointments made
  • CPH2 invests in ATOME
  • CPH2 signs development agreement with FABRUM

OUR TEAM

The Senior Leadership Team

Jon Duffy

Jon Duffy

Chief Executive Officer
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Chief Executive Officer

Tasked with taking CPH2 from a start-up green technology company through to full commercialisation and beyond, Jon successfully led the company through an IPO and listing on LSE AIM in 9-months. He has held executive roles in agriculture and the food and drinks industries and specialises in performance improvement of SME’s, multi-national and FTSE 100 companies. Jon is also a Non-Executive Director of Unibio International plc.

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James Hobson

Chief Financial Officer
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Chief Financial Officer

James brings expertise from across the energy sector through his work with private and AIM-listed companies. With a proven track record of adding value by solving critical issues, James' key strength is a continuous improvement mindset, leading investor relations, and managing AIM responsibilities. James has advised Boards on funding, financial, strategic, investor relations, corporate governance, and operational matters and directed finance teams, multiple acquisitions and divestments, due diligence and appraisals, and multiple fundraising efforts.

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Joe Scott

Joe Scott

Managing Director, CPH2 Ireland
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Managing Director, CPH2 Ireland

Joe is a qualified production engineer who specialises in R&D of advanced machining technology. He has significant experience and knowledge in product development and design. Joe established a tool and mould-making company in Ireland in 1975, where he developed the first CAD/CAM-based paperless tool-making processes. He then went on to set up an injection moulding company in 1997.

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Arash Selahi

Arash Selahi

Chief Operating Officer
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Chief Operating Officer

Arash is an experienced manufacturing professional within highly regulated industries. He is results-driven, dynamic, and passionate, with over 20 years of experience in the Automotive, Aerospace, Mining, and Energy sectors. He has led R&D projects that have significantly improved margins while reducing lead times. Arash has implemented multiple Six Sigma projects to improve efficiencies and lower variances, significantly improving profitability. His expertise encompasses lean methodologies and Kaizen practices, and Arash's primary focus at CPH2 is developing and implementing highly efficient teams and processes.

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Paul Cassidy

Chief Technology Officer
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Chief Technology Officer

Appointed as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) in March 2023, Paul has substantial engineering and technology knowledge and significant experience in the methanol industry and its linked application in hydrogen-based technologies. Paul has a proven track record of scaling up technologies from the laboratory to implementation at a commercial scale. Paul has a Master's in Engineering from the University of Cambridge. He has won multiple awards: the 2016 Institution of Chemical Engineers Global Awards, Outstanding Achievement Award, Industry Project Award for Gas Heated Reforming Development and Commercialization, and the 2014 Institution of Chemical Engineers Sustainable Technology Award. Chief Technology Officer Paul focuses on getting the MFE220 into production for CPH2 and license holders.

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The CPH2 Group Ltd Board of Directors

Jon Duffy

Jon Duffy

Chief Executive Officer
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Chief Executive Officer

Tasked with taking CPH2 from a start-up green technology company through to full commercialisation and beyond, Jon successfully led the company through an IPO and listing on LSE AIM in 9-months. He has held executive roles in agriculture and the food and drinks industries and specialises in performance improvement of SME’s, multi-national and FTSE 100 companies. Jon is also a Non-Executive Director of Unibio International plc.

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James Hobson

Chief Financial Officer
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Chief Financial Officer

James brings expertise from across the energy sector through his work with private and AIM-listed companies. With a proven track record of adding value by solving critical issues, James' key strength is a continuous improvement mindset, leading investor relations, and managing AIM responsibilities. James has advised Boards on funding, financial, strategic, investor relations, corporate governance, and operational matters and directed finance teams, multiple acquisitions and divestments, due diligence and appraisals, and multiple fundraising efforts.

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Joe Scott

Managing Director, CPH2 Ireland
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Managing Director, CPH2 Ireland

Joe is a qualified production engineer who specialises in R&D of advanced machining technology. He has significant experience and knowledge in product development and design. Joe established a tool and mould-making company in Ireland in 1975, where he developed the first CAD/CAM-based paperless tool-making processes. He then went on to set up an injection moulding company in 1997.

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Arash Selahi

Chief Operating Officer
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Chief Operating Officer

Arash is an experienced manufacturing professional within highly regulated industries. He is results-driven, dynamic, and passionate, with over 20 years of experience in the Automotive, Aerospace, Mining, and Energy sectors. He has led R&D projects that have significantly improved margins while reducing lead times. Arash has implemented multiple Six Sigma projects to improve efficiencies and lower variances, significantly improving profitability. His expertise encompasses lean methodologies and Kaizen practices, and Arash's primary focus at CPH2 is developing and implementing highly efficient teams and processes.

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Dr Nigel D. L. Williamson

Non-Executive Director/Consultant
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Non-Executive Director/Consultant

Nigel is responsible for the research and development of our unique hydrogen technology. Nigel's early career was spent developing fluid seal technologies for Dunlop in Sheffield and the USA. His client's included NASA, General Dynamics, Alstom and Rolls Royce. During his time in the USA, he established NWD International Inc. Michigan. Latterly, Nigel established and ran (as MD) an Automotive Industry Tier-1 fuel system supply company in the Netherlands. Nigel spent 5 years as Chief Engineer at ITM Power Plc and in 2012, alongside the other CPH2 founding member Joe Scott, established CPH2.

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Henry Price

Non-Executive Director
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Non-Executive Director

Henry is an experienced Managing Director and engineer with an impressive track record of 23 years in areas including engineering, textile manufacturing, manufacturing processes and systems, and plant development and protection. Currently the Managing Director of Abbott & Co. (Newark) which designs and manufactures pressure vessels, he has helped establish the Pressure Vessel Manufacturers Forum (PVMF), an industry networking group that meets on a regular basis to share industry knowledge about materials, production processes, international standards, legislative and employment issues. Henry has a bachelor's degree in engineering from Nottingham Trent University and is a representative for the engineering sector for Newark and Sherwood District Council.

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Our Technology

CPH2 has advanced the development of hydrogen as a green energy by demonstrating a new form of production. CPH2 has conceived, patented, developed and validated an efficient, cost-effective and reliable means of producing hydrogen, lowering the barriers to wide-scale adoption and accelerating the progress towards a zero-carbon future.

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