Dr Stefan Kaufmann will serve as an adviser to thyssenkrupp regarding all cross-business hydrogen activities and projects and represent the company nationally and internationally in all matters related to hydrogen. thyssenkrupp believes that partnerships are the key to accelerating the energy transition and, thus, the success of the green transformation. Dr Kaufmann is an ideal addition to the company and its operations in key markets, an expert who can help it create international networks and accelerate the green transformation.
Dr Stefan Kaufmann served as Innovation Commissioner for Green Hydrogen at the German Ministry of Education and Research from June 2020 to July 2022. The position was created by the German Cabinet, as part of its national hydrogen strategy. Dr Stefan Kaufmann served as a directly elected member of the German Parliament from 2009 to 2021.