Management Team

K-C Tran - Chief Executive

Mr. Tran co-founded Carbon Recycling International.

He is an entrepreneur with technology and industrial management experience in research, commercialization, and operation in the power utilities and basic industries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

He was an engineer and executive at Westinghouse Electric and Thermo Electron for 20 years, with increasing leadership positions in engineering and marketing in small and large organizations, notably as president of Thermo Gamma-Metrics, serving the nuclear, coal, cement, and iron industries.

Mr. Tran is Chairman of Cleantech Iceland of the Federation of Industries. He is a recipient of the Iceland US Cobb Partnership Award for his entrepreneurial leadership in alternative fuel supply.

He received his Master of Science in Management of Technology from MIT Sloan School of Management in Massachusetts and his Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.


Paul Wuebben - Renewable Fuels

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


Philippe Boulanger - EU Operations

Former senior vice president, project director Solvay Energy Services in Paris, responsible for the H2/Power to gas project and European direct market access deployment.
M.S., Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, France.


Benedikt Stefansson - Business Development

Business Planning, Project Development, Partnering, Sales and Marketing.

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


Olafur E. Johannsson - Sales and Communication

Former project manager of communication and public relations, Reykjavik Energy.
Law Study.


Valdimar Olsen - Plant Management

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


Gunnar Þórðarson - HSE Management

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


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.


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.


Margrét Ormslev Ásgeirsdóttir - Finance

Business Development, Corporate Restructuring and Corporate Finance. Landsbankinn.

M.S. Economics, University of Iceland; M.S. Energy Systems and Policy, School of Renewable Energy Science; B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Iceland.


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.
M.S., Human Resource Management, University of Iceland.


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