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)

Future vision and operation

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.

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.

Smart Digital Development

Water utility and Wastewater system


Sigríður Sigurðardóttir
manager, She earned her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iceland in 2016 and holds a M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering from the same University. Prior to joining Veitur in 2019 she worked at Arion Bank as a Credit Risk Modeller.

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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.

District heating

Electricity utility


Hrefna Hallgrímsdóttir
manager, holds a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Reykjavík University.


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.

Veitur's Structure