Victoria Chapter

Hydrogen Society of Australia has assembled experts from Victoria to foster the local and national development of the hydrogen technology, infrastructure, and knowledge.

If you would like to become a part of the HSA Victoria chapter please contact: Cedric Pierson at

Victoria Chapter Committee Members

David Whittam

VIC Chapter Leader
Program Manager Hydrogen CO2CRC

David Whittam joined CO2CRC as Program Manager, Hydrogen, in 2022. In his current role, he coordinates and leads CO2CRC’s activities in underground hydrogen storage.
Prior to joining CO2CRC, he was with the Geological Survey of Victoria and was previously employed as a geologist in the petroleum exploration business in Australia, the UK and the USA.

Dr Melinda Krebsz

Research fellow, RMIT University

Dr. Melinda Krebsz is a Hydrogen energy specialist and currently working as a Research Fellow in RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria. She has a broad background in green ammonia and hydrogen production and currently working in hydrogen storage. She is a co-author of 33 research articles and 4 book chapters. She has worked in both academic and industrial research groups in Austria, France, Germany, Hungary and Australia. Melinda is an active member of the renewable energy community and organizing networking events and conferences in the renewable energy sector.

The Victoria Chapter is currently working on:

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HSA Victoria Chapter Member Collaborative Workspace

Connect and discuss with other VIC chapter members on the LinkedIn VIC Chapter workgroup