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Hydrogen a Catalyst for the Energy Transition

We are value focused and like value transforming opportunities in the global energy space. Our approach relies on identifying ESG businesses to apply commercial and technological diligence to the most relevant technology providers to identify the end2end solution that delivers the most effective and profitable energy to the end user.

Why invest with H2Transition Capital?

H2Transition Capital creates a connected solution that fits the local & regional need.




First Movers vs. Fast Follower

First global investments are underway but as a fast follower H2Transition Capital are likely to incur lower costs and reduced risks with equal or greater returns.


Through experience and scale: H2 likely to reach equivalence with alternative net zero alternatives.


Established adjacent industry (e.g. utility, HGV, marine, etc) looking for carbon free fuel alternative.

R&D and applications

H2 technology is developing but behind solar, wind, wave, nuclear. Many emerging technologies across the supply chain in need of acceleration.


Climate change commitments are driving governments to develop H2 networks now.

Supply chain

Is fragmented and inefficient. Regional requirements require best choice of approach, technology and size.


Keys to success

  • H2Transition Capital is a unique opportunity for investment exposure to hydrogen value chain.

  • We believe that having deep subject matter experts onboard will deliver a more robust investment by recognizing the areas for growth.

  • Our team as well as Advisory Board has rich experience in the energy sector, financial markets and science-based technologies.

  • Our portfolio will balance investments in established opportunities or companies giving geographic and technical diversity along with high-impact R&D opportunities ready to be commercialized.

  • We research, rank, select, connect, and nurture technology providers to create commercial solutions that reduce transaction costs to deliver effective and profitable energy to the end user.

  • Our team will seek to identify ‘lower hanging fruit’ along the value chain for additional investment opportunities.

Why invest

Key documents




Richard Oblath

Executive Chairman

-    an advisor to corporate boards on the Energy Transition

-    non-executive director elect of Boson Energy S.A.

-    Chair of the Energy Transition Group and a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining,

-    a Fellow of the Energy Institute,

-    a member of Chatham House and Chapter Zero (a community of non-executive directors who understand and can position the Energy Transition with their board colleagues).

During his 25-year career with Royal Dutch Shell, Richard held various senior appointments leading a Chemical business, as the head of strategy for the Lubricants business in the Eastern hemisphere and made significant contributions to the restructuring of the global Downstream business and initial foray into New Energies as head of Americas M&A and VP Downstream Global Portfolio Projects. Previously he held various increasingly senior positions at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. such as CEO of a Japanese JV. leading divisional R&D and a manufacturing site.


Artem Matyushok

Founder & CEO

-    20yr experience in Energy business ranging from the start-up operational environment to the corporate division of a major FTSE 100 company

-    has a broad and deep knowledge of the Energy industry, having undertaken operational and commercial roles at Royal Dutch Shell and NOCs

-    until recently а VP M&A for a large NOC with а vast deal flow and investment portfolio management

During his career at Shell Artem has sanctioned FIDs for several projects and participated in initial stages of Shell’s Energy transition initiative. His experience is further strengthened by his work as a Senior Executive at TNK-BP and one of the large NOCs. Artem has executed numerous high profile M&A transactions with total value in excess of $100 bn. He has considerable experience in JVs and has over the years built a considerable network of credible industrial partners worldwide. Artem has been a member in several Boards with aggregate value of $15 bn.


Geoff Nesbitt

Chief Technical, R&D Officer

-    a well-rounded Process Chemist with executive training from IMD

-    his career has spanned both sides of the energy industry transition from extractive to renewable sources

As a freshly minted scientist he worked on improvement of catalysts for the conversion of oil and gas into products and fuels, and the reduction of waste by-products. In 2000 as part of the Executive Team he helped spin-out Avantium Technologies from Shell Chemicals, incl. raising over €M 30. During his years as Senior Executive in Shell Research & Technology Geoff managed and developed R&D facilities across the range of businesses, including GTL research. In 2010 Geoff joined Petrofac as their first CTO, supporting the Executive Team in evaluating acquisition opportunities to generate new market entry for the EPC businesses. Recently, Geoff helped launch Verditek (AIM listed) as Chairman of the Board. Later he took the CEO role to streamline the businesses and raise fresh capital to fund the growth in their lightweight low-profile solar PV technology. He lately focuses on the development of new products and the Graphene Integrate PV program he had initiated with Cambridge University spin-out Paragraf.

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Our Fund is Headquartered in London, UK with a presence in Dubai. Our team with their vast global experience has the knowledge, experience and contacts to source advantaged and robust projects across the developed and developing world

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