Magnus D. Asbjornsson
Chief Investment Officer
Magnús Ásbjörnsson is a co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Reykjavik Geothermal (RG), one of the world’s leading geothermal development companies. He has been responsible for RG’s development activities in Africa since the company’s founding, including the development of the twin Corbetti and Tulu Moye geothermal projects in Ethiopia, which are expected to be among Africa’s largest IPP investments. He is also responsible for RG’s financing and investment activities around the world. In addition to serving on the board of RG, Magnus is a board member of Corbetti Geothermal and a founding investor in other ventures including Enerwhere, a rapidly growing distributed solar utility focused on the Middle East and Africa.
Before founding RG, Magnus was a management consultant, advising corporate and government leaders on strategy, investments, and economics across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He has eighteen years of advisory, investment and general management experience spanning five continents and speaks five languages. He holds an MBA from London Business School and Columbia Business School, and a Bachelor’s degree (First in Class) in International Relations and Economics from Schiller International University.