Brendan Norman

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder


BMW Group, VW Group, Infinity, Grove.​

  • Top management BMW/Audi/Infiniti across Australia, Africa, Middle East and Europe.​
  • Riversimple FCEV Leadership Team.​
  • Founder of Grove Hydrogen Automotive/Director of IGE (Tiger FC Heavy Mobility).​
  • Head of strategy for Volkswagen group Asia for regional development program leading Asia (ex. Japan and China). Sales increase from 3,000 to 350,000 units within 10 years.​
  • Lead new operational start-ups in Korea, Japan, Thailand, UK, Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan.​

Chris Reitz

Chief Design Officer and Co-Founder


VW and Audi Head of Advanced Design, Nissan Head of Design Europe, Fiat Chrysler Group Design Director Fiat, Alfa Romeo & Maserati. Fiat Professional.​

  • Audi/VW Design responsible for VW Lupo, VW LT, Audi A4 & Cabrio and Audi A2.​
  • Nissan Europe Head Design and global strategy member; Japan responsible amongst other projects, Micra K12, GTR R36.​
  • Fiat Group Design Director responsible for Fiat, Alfa Romeo Maserati, Fiat Professional (Iveco, Case New Holland) responsible amongst all other products, Fiat 500 and Abarth 500, Alfa Romeo 8c cabrio, Ferrari FF.​
  • Design Chief and Director Riversimple UK FCEV Rasa and MPV Founder Grove FCEV China.​

Michelle Reynolds

Chief Financial Officer


Michelle Reynolds has over 18 years’ experience in financial services, property, construction, and transportation. Moreover, Michelle has experience in managing companies through various lifecycle stages, from early start ups to mature businesses.

Career Highlights:

  • Diverse leadership style with training from the Australian Institute of Management.
  • Qualified Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) with a bachelor of commerce degree.

Ian Thompson

Chief Technology Officer


Lotus UK, Volvo trucks USA, Fiat Chrysler Group, Karma USA, Grove.​

  • Opel Speedster, Elise 2, M250, Aston Martin Vanquish and Tesla Roadster.​
  • Volvo Truck NA Lead Design Engineer on VN2000 Series class 8 trucks for USA, South America and Australian markets.​
  • Maserati Head of Interior Design and Engineering – Key Projects: Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio, Maserati Levante.​
  • Maserati Head of Innovation and Benchmarking – responsible for Innovation for Maserati and Alfa Romeo.​
  • Karma EV Interior Design and Engineering Director – Key Projects: Karma Revero GT, GS 6 and GS e6.​
  • Grove Hydrogen FCEV China, Chief Engineer.​

Marco Cheung

VP Powertrain Development


H2E Consulting Founder​

  • 20+ years in hydrogen fuel cell industry. Responsible for bestselling H2 Bus and Truck in Asia (over 2,000 in service)​
  • 2MW Fuel Cell Fixed Power Installation launched 2016 (largest in the world)​
  • H2E Consulting Founder (HFV Power and Powertrain Project Mgt.)​
  • Red Bridge Consulting (HFCEV Powertrain Development)​
  • British Telecom Business Development Director​