Chris Reitz



Chris Reitz is H2X’s Chief Design Officer, with more than 30 years’ experience in automotive design. He has headed up design for Volkswagen, Audi, Nissan, Fiat, and other industry leaders. Chris is responsible for bringing the sleek, elegant, and modernised look to suit the technology which will define the next-generation vehicles.

His career highlights include:

  • Audi/VW Design lead responsible for VW Lupo, VW LT, Audi A4, Cabrio and Audi A2.
  • Nissan Europe Head of Design and global strategy member for Japan, handling the Micra K12 and GTR R36.
  • Fiat Group Design Director, in charge of Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Maserati.
  • Professional (Iveco, Case New Holland) responsible amongst all other products, including Fiat 500 and Abarth 500, Alfa Romeo 8c Cabrio and the Ferrari FF.
  • Design Chief and Director of the UK based Riversimple, driving the design behind FCEV vehicles such as the Rasa.
  • Founder of Grove FCEV China.