Andrea Ciani is Hydrogen Combustion Program Manager at Ansaldo Energia, and Coordinator of the EU and Swiss funded FLEX4H2 project. He is a Mechanical Engineer with a PhD on combustion diagnostics from ETH Zurich achieved through a cooperation with the Paul Scherrer Institute. Before joining Ansaldo Energia (2016), he worked as R&D Engineer first and then as Team Leader and Project Manager at Alstom Power. Through his various roles, he focused on the development of novel technologies for low emission combustion of both traditional and alternative fuels, (co)authoring over 30 active patents and various journal and conference publications. Currently, Andrea Ciani also serves as a lecturer at ETH Zurich, teaching the course on gas turbine combustion and thermodynamics.