Peter ThompsonCommunications Director
Peter Thompson is CHBC’s Communications Director, executing the organization’s multi-platform communications strategy. As Communications Director, Peter controls the flow of information between the CHBC, its members, and public stakeholders, spearheading the development of marketing strategies, public relations campaigns, and event programs. Peter works with CHBC’s Directors to build and sustain the CHBC’s reputation as the hydrogen and fuel cell industry’s advocate in California.
Peter has extensive experience working with trade associations to execute communication campaigns in Washington, DC, California, and North Carolina. He has worked with a broad coalition of stakeholders, across multiple industries and interests, to develop and distribute messages to target audiences. Peter currently has roles with the Biomass Thermal Thermal Energy Council, California Hydrogen Business Council, Hydrogen Education Foundation, and Technology Transition Corporation; he previously worked with the Forest Resources Association, Greater Raleigh Merchants Association, and Shop Local Raleigh.
Peter attended North Carolina State University where he received a B.A. in Communication Media in 2015, with a Journalism minor. In the summer of 2014, Peter was a Demmer Scholar, a joint program with Michigan State University and Mississippi State University, which focused on Federal Policy Development in Natural Resources