Hildigunnur Thorsteinsson

Reykjavik Energy
Managing Director of Research and Innovation

Hildigunnur Thorsteinsson is the Managing Director for Research and Innovation at Reykjavik Energy. In her role, she oversees natural resource management and R&I for the company and its subsidiaries Veitur and ON Power.  Previously, she led the Hydrothermal and Resource Confirmation team at the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Prior to that, she was a project manager and engineer at geothermal developers in both the United States and Iceland. Currently, Mrs. Thorsteinsson serves on the boards of ON Power, Carbfix, and Iceland School of Energy. She received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iceland in 2005, and a Master of Science in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2008.