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Why should we cooperate?

HAZOP specialist and high voltage vehicle trainer
Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Christian Machens

Based on my experience since 1999, I can support you with my consolidated knowledge and supply you with effective solutions for the task you define.

As independent expert consultant and lecturer in hydrogen systems as well as high-voltage vehicles, I have already been worldwide active for many international clients and would be most happy to assist you.

Please, also contact me for your international projects as I can offer all my services in english.

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My focus

Consultancy and training on the following subjects

High voltage hybrid- and battery operated vehicles

Since 2006 lecturer in high-voltage vehicle safety for TÜV SÜD Academy in Germany and others

Hydrogen-, Electrolyser- and Fuel Cell Technology

Expert report and HAZOP Chair (as per IEC Standard 61882) for hydrogen (electrolyser, fuel cell, compression, storage, hydrogen refuelling stations) including the certification process of those components and systems

Safety analysis and approvals

Expert report and HAZOP Chair (as per IEC Standard 61882) for all hazardous installations such as hydrogen, NH3, natural gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals installations (chemical storage facilities, production, transport and distribution systems, handling and packaging). Work instructions for safety at work when handling dangerous materials with elevated risk of exposure

Safety analysis and approvals

Safety of electrical drivetrains in high-voltage vehicles

I can offer you all my services in German language

My services

“Pre-certification” of your products according to german requirements

Pre-certification and preparation for certification of hydrogen systems (electrolysers, fuel cells, storage systems, hydrogen refuelling systems)

Expert reports

Expert reports on hydrogen systems (Hydrogen refuelling stations, vehicles, components)

Surveys & Research

Market surveys and technology audits

Training requirements

Identification of the education and training requirements in your company

High-voltage vehicles (ECE R100)

Safe working with high-voltage vehicles according to the ECE R100 and BGI 8686


GAP/GSP (German standard for gas-powered vehicles)


Trainings and consultancy in all mentioned areas

Application and Management of international and multi-company projects


Statements of satisfied customers

“Many thanks for the great cooperation in our Hydrogen-Refuelling station project. With your new ideas and practical experience, we have been able to solve different problems. For future projects, we are looking forward to contacting you.”

Svenja Kolb, DLR, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-and Raumfahrt, Stuttgart

“Dear Mr. Machens,

I would like to thank you very much for the very interesting seminar
“Hydrogen Technology”. I liked it very much. This seminar should be
recommended to others.

Again, many thanks to you!


Thomas Wittwer”

“I was very pleased with the professional handling of the group-discusion of the FMEA. The approach regarding the specific technical problems was effective and professional.”

Mr. Manfred Greisel (Wenger Engineering GmbH, Ulm, Germany)

“It’s been a pleasure working with you on this project. Please accept mine and the whole team’s thanks for your assistance and support. We will be in touch for future projects. Thank you!”

Mr. Nicholas Ploumis (AFC Power, Great Britain)

Where can we meet? 


Hanover Messe Germany
I am responsible for the gas-safety on the whole fairground