Nicolas Pocard

Nicolas Pocard brings to Ballard more 20 years of experience in business development and marketing at international level.

Nicolas Pocard joined the fuel cell industry in 2004 and Ballard Power Systems in 2012. Among his responsibilities, Nicolas looks after corporate market strategy, marketing activities, government relations and strategic partnerships for Ballard.

Nicolas Pocard is the Vice-Chair of the Board of the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) and a Board member of the California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) and of the Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC). He also represents Ballard with various Industry Associations and Government forums.

Mr. Pocard holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from ESCOM (Paris) and a Master’s of Science from The Ohio State University (USA).

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Recent Posts

Nov. 28, 2018

Europe Needs More Fuel Cell Buses - Here's How to Get Them

Fuel cell electric buses are making their mark in countries across Europe. And while these buses are proving their worth on a variety of climates and routes, there are...

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Nov. 1, 2018

It's High Time to Think About Fuel Cells for Marine Vessels

The marine shipping industry is one of the fastest growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions. Currently, CO2 emissions from this industry account for almost 3% of global...

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Sep. 6, 2018

The Fuel Cell Electric Bus: The Other Electric Bus—and Why You Need to Know About It

The California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) proposed Innovative Clean Transit regulations could be  coming fast. Is your transit agency ready? Did you know - according to...

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Jul. 19, 2018

Why Hydrogen Fueling Stations Are Gaining Global Momentum

Have you heard? Hydrogen fueling stations are popping up around the world, and they’re here to stay.

Everyday it’s becoming more clear:

The public is ready for...

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Jun. 14, 2018

Hydrogen Powered Trains: The Next Generation of Shunters?

Jurisdictions around the world are increasingly developing zero-emissions guidelines. Policymakers, along with the public, are demanding cleaner air, and more viable...

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Jun. 8, 2018

Hydrail: The World is Ready and New Progress Proves It

Hydrail: within the rail transportation sector it’s the word on everyone’s lips.

Why? Because using hydrogen fuel cells to power the traction motors in trains has moved...

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May. 17, 2018

Fuel Cell Trucks: Solution to Heavy Duty Transport Emissions?

How many trucks do you see on the road on any given day? Likely, quite a few. Heavy duty transport is a crucial element in moving the products we all rely on.

And this...

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Apr. 26, 2018

Clean Transport: Have you Heard of the Other Electric Bus?

Across the world, electric buses are providing a smooth and quiet passenger experience with zero emissions at the tailpipe. As Europe, California and China take the lead...

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Mar. 15, 2018

Innovations in Fuel Cell Stack and System Design [Interview]

Ballard’s ongoing drive to improve fuel cell technologies keeps us at the forefront of innovation in our industry. To give you a glimpse into what our process looks like,...

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Feb. 22, 2018

Disadvantaged Communities Need Better Public Transport Access

Investing in transportation systems is a catalyst that builds communities and improves lives. It’s no secret that a key determinant of a city’s livability index is the...

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