Gestur Pétursson

Gestur Pétursson, is the Managing Director of Veitur Utilities. He completed a Masters degree in industrial and operational engineering from Oklahoma State University in 1998. Before joining Veitur Utilities, Gestur was the managing director of Elkem Iceland. 

Systems (Monitoring Centre)

Technological development (Investment and project management)

Hans Liljendal Karlsson

Hans Liljendal Karlsson
manager, holds a B.Sc. degree in software engineering from the Copenhagen University College of Engineering. Before taking the post of manager, he worked as a system management expert.

Inga Lind Valsdóttir

Inga Lind Valsdóttir, manager, holds a B.Sc. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Iceland and took a masters degree in the same subject at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. She was previously a team leader in project management.

Smart Digital Development

Future vision and operation

Guðbjörg Sæunn Friðriksdóttir

Guðbjörg Sæunn Friðriksdóttir
manager, holds a BS degree in Operations Engineering from the University of Reykjavik and an M.Sc degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iceland. After completing her studies she worked at Össur.

District heating

Electricity utility

Hafliði Jón Sigurðsson

Hafliði Jón Sigurðsson 
holds a M.Sc. degree in mechanical and industrial engineering from the University of Iceland. He previously worked at Rhino Aviation where he was VP of marketing and sales.


Jóhannes Þorleiksson, 
manager, holds an M.Sc degree in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers Tekniska Högskola in Sweden. He previously worked as Managing Director of Norconsult in Iceland.

Water utility and Wastewater system

Arndís Ósk Ólafsdóttir

Arndís Ósk Ólafsdóttir
manager, completed BS degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Iceland and a masters degree in Water Resource Engineering from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. Since 2017 she has been the technical head of the water utility.

Veitur's Structure