Edouard d’Autume

Vice-President Hydrogen, Bekaert
Brief info

Edouard d’Autume is Vice President Hydrogen at Bekaert. He joined Bekaert in August 2022, where he focuses on developing and scaling technology solutions to support the green hydrogen journey.

He began his career in strategy consulting, leading projects in Europe and North America over a 10-year period first at Mars & Co and then with the Boston Consulting Group. In 2016, he joined Solvay, a global specialty chemicals company, where he had various assignments with the last one driving the Strategy & Sustainability team of the Peroxides business unit.

Bekaert has pioneered its technology for hydrogen production for the past 20 years and is a leading global supplier of porous transportation layers for PEM electrolysis under the brand Currento®. As the scale of the energy transition is rapidly expanding, Bekaert is accelerating its renewable energies growth strategy, and extending both its manufacturing and research capacity in electrolysis technologies, particularly for green hydrogen production.