Simon Fraser

Board Member

Business Development and Funding Manager, AVL Fuel Cell Canada

Simon Fraser is the Business Development and Funding Manager of AVL Fuel Cell Canada. Before joining AVL Fuel Cell Canada, Simon spent more than seven years at AVL’s headquarters in Austria working as Business Development Manager, Product Manager, and Program Manager.

Prior to that he spent seven years working as Department Manager and later Director in a specialized production innovation company, and six years as Researcher and Project Manager working on PEM fuel cell projects in an academic R&D facility.

Simon is used to working at the interface between R&D and commercialization, and is particularly passionate about developing and growing new business.

Simon holds a Bachelor and a Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering, a Doctorate in Technical Chemistry, and a Bachelor and a Master of Science in Business Administration and Economics.