Governing Board

Prof. Teck Hua HO

Senior Deputy President and Provost, National University of Singapore

Professor Ho is the Senior Deputy President and Provost at National University of Singapore (NUS), board member of multiple national agencies in Singapore and Fellow of the Singapore Civil Service College and the Academy of Engineering, Singapore. He is a prominent behavioural scientist and has had many significant works published in refereed journals in the areas of behavioural economics, management science, and marketing.

Mr. Russell THAM

Head, Strategic Development and Joint Head, Enterprise Development Group, Temasek Holdings

Russell is the Head for Strategic Development and Joint Head for the Enterprise Development Group in Temasek. He has numerous years of experience in the private sector where he held various regional and global leadership positions across number core business functions for various multinational corporations.

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Prof. Siew Hwa CHAN

Co-Director, Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N), Nanyang Technological University

Professor Chan is the Fellow of Academy of Engineering, Singapore, and the President’s Chair in Energy, leading the hydrogen and fuel cell research in Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He is one of the founding members and a Co-Director of the Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N).

Mr. Adrian CHUA

Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore

Mr Adrian Chua is Deputy Secretary (Industry) at the Ministry of Trade and Industry. He oversees the Ministry’s economic research and forecasting, industry development, and energy policy functions. He also oversees the economic futures and strategy function of the Ministry.

Managing Director,
Breakthrough Energy Ventures

David is the Managing Director at Breakthrough Energy Ventures, an adjunct professor at Stanford University and investor in multiple start-ups in the energy sector. David served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), where he led the clean-energy innovation funding agency in the creation of new R&D and organizational models for high-impact climate-tech innovation.

Mr. Bernd HEID

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Global Lead for McKinsey’s Platform for Climate Technologies and Hydrogen Service Line

Bernd is a senior partner in McKinsey’s Cologne office. He is a member of the leadership team in the automotive sector and a leader of McKinsey’s work in the commercial vehicle segment as well as product development and procurement. Bernd is also a leader of McKinsey’s global hydrogen activities and works with the Hydrogen Council, Global Battery Alliance and World Economic Forum on the Future of Mobility.

Prof Thomas Jaramillo
Prof. Thomas JARAMILLO

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University

Professor Jaramillo is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of the SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis at Stanford University. His research efforts are aimed to develop materials and processes that can accelerate important chemical transformations related to energy conversion to enable the development of cost-effective, clean energy technologies.

Prof. Can LI

Director, State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Professor Li is the Director of the Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Director of State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chairman of the Molecular Spectroscopy Society of China. His research interests span spectroscopic characterization of catalysts, catalytic reactions, environmental catalysis and heterogeneous chiral catalysis.

Dr. Lean Weng YEOH

Chief Sustainability Officer, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

Lean Weng is the Chief Sustainability Officer at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, and board member of multiple national agencies in Singapore. He is responsible for the development of R&D strategy and management of Singapore’s national R&D programmes in urban solutions covering energy, water and land & livability sectors to meet Singapore’s national needs.

Centre Management

Prof. Bin LIU


Provost’s Chair Professor, Head of Department, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, NUS

Senior Vice Provost (Faculty & Institutional Development), National University of Singapore Deputy Editor for ACS Materials Letters, American Chemical Society

Prof. Wei CHEN

Deputy Director

Professor, Department of Chemistry & Department of Physics, NUS
Director, NUS-TJU Joint Institute at Fuzhou

Assoc. Prof. Ning YAN

Deputy Director

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Ms. Lin Huey YI

Lab Executive