GEG Power – Management Team

Sigthor Jonsson, Chief Executive Officer

Over 18 years of relevant and unique experience in the financial markets, including 10 years as CEO in financial companies in Iceland and head of equity and alternative investments teams. Extensive experience of creating and managing equity and private equity funds and sitting on a board of directors for companies associated with those funds.
Sigthor has MSc in Finance from University of Iceland, (final thesis about financing the energy link from Iceland to the UK) and MBA from EADA Barcelona with Energy and structured Finance as major.

Sigthor has created, fundraised and managed funds over 20 funds the last 15 years, including asset classes like Icelandic equity, Scandinavian equity, fixed income, mezzanine, private equity funds, tourism, real estate development, real estate, energy, venture capital, international private equity fund of funds…..managed various transactions in debt and equity for over 500 million USD. Today, actively involved in various geothermal projects globally.   Contact via email

 

Jordan Oxley, Director and Financing Manager

Jordan is CEO of Energy Co-invest Global (“ECC”), an energy developer and financier with projects in several countries principally in renewable power generation and cleantech.

Jordan began his career in central banking working directly with the Governor of the Bank of Canada. He continued to progressively senior positions with financial and energy companies. Jordan has held executive management over a billion dollars in transaction and enterprise value. With a focus on efficient outsourcing models and smaller teams of high quality experts, Jordan has managed companies and divisions ranging from eight to 120 people in four countries.

In 2018, Jordan accepted appointments to the Boards of an energy company with successful renewable power plant projects with combined revenue and investment in excess of USD 200M. Jordan also recently held directorships and advisory appointments in real estate finance with a company that built 19 high rise towers, as well as banking, fintech, mining and other special advisory contracts.

Placed in sensitive positions requiring unquestioned trust and reliability, Jordan held “Level III, Top Secret” status, the highest security clearance in Canada. He regularly originates projects and leads negotiations for multi-jurisdictional transactions and has traveled to over sixty countries.

Prior positions held include Director, Hi-Rise Capital; CEO Sunbay Energy Corporation; SVP Finance & Strategy, Sun Energy Corp.; VP, Strategic Accounts and Director of Public Relations, Conros Corp.; and Special Assistant to the Governor, Bank of Canada.

A dual British Canadian citizen, Jordan holds degrees in Economics, Philosophy and International Relations, studying at Queen’s University, The University of Edinburgh and The London School of Economics.

 

Tomas Otto Hansson, Chairman and Shareholder

Tomas is the founder and Chairman of Atom Innovations in Oxford England. Atom Innovations invests in and supports innovative companies and entrepreneurs. Tomas has over 20 years of experience in finance, banking, project management in various industries, as board member, in management or as project leader of large or small international investment projects.

He became a leading advisor to Novator, a London based private equity firm, first on the acquisition of Landsbanki, then the Bulgarian National Telecom. Tomas has been involved in, and as director of, multiple projects and companies globally, including in telecommunications, banking, shipping, and pharmaceuticals.  For 8 years Tomas was the chairman of Nova, the leading mobile operator in Iceland.  Tomas has an M.Phil degree in Economics from New York University.

 

GEG Power – Technical & Research Management Team

 

Snorri Einarsson, Chief Technology Officer

Snorri has over 11 years’ experience in engineering work related to geothermal power plants. He started his engineering career in 2007 at Iceland’s largest engineering firm, Mannvit and has been dedicated to geothermal energy ever since.

He studied mechanical and energy engineering in Reykjavik University and has background in marine engineering. Snorri joined GEG in 2012 and has been a vital part of the development of GEG’s geothermal power plant solution. Contact via email

 

 

Gudmundur Thor Thormodsson, Founder, Director and Consultant

Thor Thormodsson, was one of the founders of Green Energy Geothermal (GEG) in 2008 and the inventor of GEG Geothermal wellhead technology. He also invented innovative Icelandic fish tubs that have had over $500m in sales globally.

Gudmundur has been very active in various geothermal projects all over the world for the last 15 years and has a unique network and reputation in implementing modular thinking in geothermal.

 

Dr. Vijay Chauhan, Chief Research Officer

Vijay Chauhan has a Doctoral degree in mechanical engineering from Reykjavik University. His PhD research work was focused on developing techniques for superheated steam scrubbing and utilization for power generation, in relation to the Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP) project.

His research interest include thermo-economic optimization of geothermal power plants and mitigation technology development for the treatment of geothermal fluid with acid gas and solid impurities. He also holds an experience in design and installation for direct usage of geothermal resource and ground source heat pump for space heating.

He is also actively involved in teaching and academic research at Reykjavik university with an objective to narrow down the gap between the industry and the academics. He has made contribution in terms of publications in international journals and conferences related to the field of geothermal energy research.