Alan Kneisz

Vice President – Business Development, Advent Technologies Holdings

Alan Kneisz is Vice President of Business Development, of Advent Technologies.

ADVENT Technologies is an innovation-driven company in the fuel cell and hydrogen technology space. Our vision is to accelerate electrification through advanced materials, components, and next-generation fuel cell technology


In his role, Alan has been at the forefront of Hydrogen technology deployments via major leaders in this technology such as Ballard, Cummins and now Advent. His experience is centered around developing  Megawatt fuel cell power systems, Renewable Energy applications, Energy Storage, Green Hydrogen production, Back-up power and Hydrogen Transport solutions for Trains, Trucks and Buses globally.

This includes the first large Fuel Cell bus fleets in China, MW Fuel Cells and Back up Power Systems, Marine and Rail systems as well as assisting to better understand the planning for the Hydrogen Economy with Government, OEM’s, NGO’s and other Private institutions globally.


Alan has extensive experience implementing green technologies into practical applications throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and Australia with Private and Government institutions and has become a thought leader in promoting the Hydrogen Economy across the region, speaking at approx 10 conferences per year, explaining the advantages of the Hydrogen economy.