Jeff Benoit is the Vice President of Clean Energy Solutions for Power Systems Mfg., LLC, known widely in the power plant service industry as PSM (PSM.com). PSM and their sister company, Thomassen Energy (TEN) based in the Netherlands are both owned by Seoul, Korea-headquartered Hanwha. Jeff is responsible for identifying and developing new business markets – including strategic partnerships - leveraging PSM’s and TEN’s proven and commercially operating HyFlex™ high-hydrogen combustion system platforms for gas turbines, which will ultimately enable operational flexibility from 100% natural gas to 100% clean hydrogen for the installed global fleet of OEM heavy-duty frame gas turbines.
Jeff had a successful 16-year career at GE, where he held progressive technical leadership roles in their Aviation, Navy Nuclear and Power Generation businesses before joining PSM as the Director of Combustion Engineering R&D team in 2001. While at PSM, Jeff held leadership roles in Product Management, Product Marketing, Strategy and Business Development prior to his current role.
Jeff, a holder of four US Patents, obtained his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.