Mr Ryuichi Hirotani
Mr Ryuichi Hirotani started in hydrogen infrastructure development in 1998 in Iwatani. He built the first hydrogen refuelling station of Japan in 2001. After that, he developed and constructed several hydrogen refuelling stations as the project manager. He also started joint development of Japanese commercial refuelling stations with Linde Gas in 2009. Mr Hirotani is now Senior Manager, Iwatani Corporation, Hydrogen Station Construction, Hydrogen Energy Development Dept., Technology & Engineering Division.