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North America's Leading Energy Event
June 13-15, 2023
BMO Centre at Stampede Park - Calgary, Canada


Rikardur Rikardsson

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Rikardur Rikardsson

EVP, Business Development and Innovation
Landsvirkjun/the National Power Company of Iceland

Rikardur Rikardsson is EVP of Business Development and Innovation at Landsvirkjun, the National Power Co. of Iceland, as well as MD of its international projects through the subsidiary Landsvirkjun Power. Rikardur also serves on the boards of various power and infrastructure related organizations and companies including Farice, Iceland´s international communications services and fiber operator, and energy startup Laki Power which provides next generation electric power transmission surveillance solutions.

In his previous employment Mr. Rikardsson led programmable chip maker Xilinx’s European service product offering and then worked in banking and consulting, including as director at Glitnir Bank and later as consultant at M&A advisory Capacent Glacier and McKinsey&Co. Since 2011 Mr. Rikardsson has worked for Landsvirkjun where he served as Director of Sales and Business Development prior to taking on his current role.

Mr. Rikardsson obtained his M.Sc. in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 2002 and PED in Business and Leadership from IMD, Lausanne, in 2017.