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Alicia Eastman

Alicia Eastman

Co-Host, Everything About Hydrogen

Alicia Eastman is Co-Host of cult favorite podcast ‘Everything About Hydrogen”. She is also the Co-founder and Board Director of leading green fuels company, InterContinental Energy (“ICE”) for nearly ten years and President until 2024.

In the first 7 years of ICE operations, Alicia focused on funding, GCC projects including Oman, and industry education. After the projects secured blue chip investment and operating partners, Alicia branched out to hydrogen/ammonia policy, regulations, certification, external relations with industry regulators and trade groups as well as different UN bodies to establish best-in-class practices for renewable hydrogen companies and countries developing hydrogen road maps. She is honored to sit on the McKinsey & Company Sustainability Advisory Council, and works closely with Global Maritime Forum, Hydrogen Council, the Ammonia Energy Association, UNIDO, and UNFCCC amongst other groups as a hydrogen expert and advisor.

For 25 years, she was a founding MD and Fund Manager of institutionally backed Asia Pacific Capital Fund II and the Mongolia Opportunities Fund. Alicia also led global strategy, outsourcing and acquisitions of biotech, pharma and specialty chemicals at Elan and was Vice President of Prudential Asia Infrastructure Mezzanine Capital Fund. She was also a Founding Principal at NetFuel Ventures (acquired by the technology transfer arm at the University of Chicago) and has held international strategy and investment positions at Gemini, Digitas, Lend Lease, and AirTouch International (Vodafone).

Alicia holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Alicia is a frequent speaker at green hydrogen, sustainability, shipping, and ammonia conferences and contributor to industry events and publications including Financial Times, Bloomberg, UNIDO, COP, WTO, Reuters, Sustainable Energy Council, McKinsey, Climate Council, CleanTech Business Club, DeCarb Connect, the Economist, World Economic Forum, Argus, IRENA, Maersk Mc-Kinney Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, Getting to Zero Coalition Policy task force, Global Maritime Forum, S&P Global Platts, and World Hydrogen Leaders.

She is also on the Board of multiple charities targeting poverty, education, healthcare, nutrition, and green energy solutions for war-torn and natural disaster victims worldwide.