Charles (Charlie) Freese leads GM’s Global Fuel Cell Business unit – responsible for research, development, application engineering, laboratories, manufacturing, demonstration programs, and strategic initiatives. Charlie is currently Chairman of H2USA – promoting hydrogen refueling infrastructure development for fuel cell electric vehicles in the United States. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Hydrogen Technical Advisory Committee, advising the Secretary of Energy and The United States Congress on hydrogen fuel cells and refueling infrastructure. He also manages GM’s collaboration with Honda, which was established in 2013, to collaborate on hydrogen fuel cell automotive products. Charlie has over 28 years of experience in propulsion systems and automotive, military, and aerospace businesses.