Management Team

K-C Tran - Chief Executive

Co-Founder of CRI.
M.S., Management of Technology, MIT.
Former CEO of Thermo Gamma-Metrics and Advanced Fuel Engineer at Westinghouse Electric.


Paul Wuebben - Renewable Fuels

MCP, City Planning, Harvard.
Former Clean Fuels Officer of the California South Coast Air Quality Management District.


Omar Sigurbjornsson - Research

Pilot Scale and Laboratory Development, Emissions Capture and Conversion Process Optimization, and Low Level Alcohol Fuel Blending Optimization.
M.S., Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.


Asgeir Ivarsson – Engineering and Projects

Process design, HAZOP, control and instrumentation, gasification application, and emission to liquid technology.
M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology. B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Iceland.


Benedikt Stefansson - Business Development

Business Planning, Project Development, Partnering, Sales and Marketing.
M.A., Economics, UCLA.
Former VP of Sales and Marketing, deCODE genetics and advisor to the Minister of Economic Affairs.


Benedikt Einarsson - Finance and Corporate Planning

Corporate Planning and Projects Financing
M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Iceland.
Former Director, Corporate Finance, Landsbanki.


Jón Hörður Guðjónsson - Accounting

Financial and Project Accounting

M.S., Business and Financial Management, University of Iceland. 



Vilborg Gretarsdottir - Administration

Human Resourse Management and Executive Assistance.
MS, Human Resource Management, University of Iceland.


Valdimar Olsen - Plant Management

Plant and Production Management
B.Sc, Mechanical Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology, USA.


Gunnar Þórðarson - HSE Management

Plant and Operation Safety and Permitting
M.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.
Former technical manager at the Slippélagið, Iceland.


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