Katrina M. Fritz
California Hydrogen Business Council
- Hydrogen’s Role in Decarbonizing California
Katrina Fritz is the Executive Director of the California Hydrogen Business Council, leading the organization as chief advocate and champion for advancement of the hydrogen sector in California. She has advised private firms and the public sector on business development, energy and environmental policy and regulation, and strategic planning in distributed generation and hydrogen markets. She has also led U.S. state level energy policy and market development outreach for the Stationary Fuel Cell Collaborative, with the guidance of state agencies. Katrina was appointed to the New Jersey Governor’s Fuel Cell Task Force in 2021 and has also served and an expert to the European Commission on clean energy programs. Katrina has worked as an executive at UTC Power and Plug Power in business development and government relations and as an Independent Director on the Board of Advent Technologies. She has held leadership positions in numerous clean energy trade associations and advisory boards. Katrina holds a BA degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.