West Monroe is proud to announce that Estelle Mangeney, a director in the firm’s energy & utility practice, has been named to the Women in Hydrogen 50 list by the Hydrogen Economist, an annual award highlighting the most influential and boundary-pushing women in hydrogen today. Estelle was named a winner in the Projects and Partnerships category, recognizing women involved in the financing and development of clean hydrogen projects and the set-up of long-term partnerships between energy majors for hydrogen collaboration.
“I’m thrilled Estelle has been recognized for her exceptional contributions in hydrogen projects and partnerships to facilitate the safe deployment of hydrogen at scale,” said David Pretyman, senior partner in Energy & Utilities.
Estelle has been front and center in supporting clients with large-scale deployment of hydrogen through the building of diverse partnerships and working with local communities to make hydrogen a reality. It is a pleasure to partner with her on these innovative projects as the momentum for hydrogen accelerates to advance decarbonization.”
Estelle is an influential leader in the U.S. hydrogen market, partnering with some of the top utilities to design and deliver grid modernization and related projects. Specifically, over the past year, she has led multiple teams to develop U.S. hydrogen hub grant applications, including for the DOE IIJA Hydrogen Hub Program. She works tirelessly to help her teams bring their hydrogen projects to life with compelling narratives, strong win-themes, well-developed scopes, and robust community benefit plans. Estelle has helped introduce hydrogen producers to off-takers, solidifying relationships that will only help the hydrogen economy grow sooner and more robustly.
Her clients agree: "Estelle and her team have been helping us to explore our role in the hydrogen economy and the energy transition," said Bruce Leonard, Senior Director Emerging Ecosystems, AltaGas Ltd". "They have brought strategic insights, partnerships, and action plans to our work that has moved it forward in a meaningful way."
View the full list of winners here.