Michael Schaarschmidt

Head of Product Management LNG/CNG Services & Coordinator Fuel Cell Initiative
Zukunft ERDGAS

Since 2011 Head of Product Management at Zukunft ERDGAS

  •  Sales engineer for CNG-/LNG-refuelling stations

  • Business and service development

  • Consultation of fleet operators (trucks/busses) and cities/municipalities about ecological, economical and technical questions regarding the use of natural gas as an alternative fuel

  • Technical and scientific steering of innovative gas technologies: renewable methane (P2G, biomethane), LNG as a truck fuel, fuel cell heating

  • Coordinator of the German fuel cell initiative (IBZ)  


  • Studies in mechanical systems engineering at Technical University Chemnitz

  • Production engineer at numerous organisations from the automobile industry and plant engineering for 5 years

  • 2010/2011 MBA programme in Berlin/London  

  • 2011 Dissertation about alternative fuels and powertrains for busses at erdgas mobil, today Zukunft ERDGAS