Meet The Team

The leadership team are world class working across a breadth of fields but with specific experience with major automotives and hydrogen mobility.

Exceptional Executive Team

Antony Tolfts
Chief Executive Officer

Antony has over 20 years financial services experience including key leadership positions. With the experience to scale any existing achievements. Former CEO of digital financial services platform Blu Horseshoe. Prior to Blu Horseshoe, he was working in listing and compliance for the Sydney Stock Exchange and had key managerial roles at Computershare.

Antony importantly has international market experience, having worked for Barclays Private Bank in London and HSBC in Sri Lanka and India. Proving Antony Tolfts as a valuable asset to lead H2X Global further into the vehicle market.

James Walker

James has over thirty years’ executive and board experience building and scaling businesses across a wide range of global industries, including data-driven customer experience transformation, sensor systems, mining technology services, automotive, aviation, biotechnology, agritech, medical devices, hotel telemarketing, drone detection and security sectors. Through his roles, James has completed multiple M&A transactions, IPO listings, follow-on share placements and other capital raisings for private companies as well as ASX and London (AIM) listed companies.

Brendan Norman
Non-Exec & 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.​

John Forder

John is a highly experienced professional with an impressive career spanning 35 years. Over the past 15 years, John has shifted his focus towards bulk cargo projects, management consulting, and clean energy solutions. John’s commitment to sustainable practices and clean energy solutions is evident in his roles as a board member of several public companies. Involved in overseeing large-scale projects in both logistics and renewable energy, showing a deep understanding of project delivery. Lead new operational start-ups in Korea, Japan, Thailand, UK, Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan.​

Chris Reitz

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.​

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.​

Magnus Olsson
Director R&D and Collaboration

With a background spanning 16 years in the global automotive industry, 7 years in the Swedish institute sector, 4 years in the consulting business, and the last year in a startup company, he has held various positions and participated in national and international contexts. Primarily been as a manager and project leader, but has also served as an expert/specialist. Throughout Magnus’s career, he have gained a broad understanding of traditional and new tech engineering, societal and industrial development, particularly in areas such as digitalization, automotive, transportation, and mobility product and service development. This includes a deep understanding of Swedish and European funding opportunities and application processes.

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:

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


One team with the same focus

We focus on “back to base” logistic vehicle fleets such as Buses, Trucks, Delivery Vans, and Taxis. H2X Global leverages on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology to deliver zero emission vehicles with faster refuelling and longer driving range than BEVs.

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