Mr Thorleifur Finnsson, the French speaking Managing Director and Head of Project Development at Reykjavik Geothermal, was invited to introduce Reykjavik Geothermal to the French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, Ms Marie-Ségolène Royal on 28 July 2015. Ms Royal visited Iceland in an official capacity at the invitation of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland and the Minister for Industry. During her visit Ms. Royal also met with the Icelandic President Mr Olafur Ragnar Grimsson.
"The Stone Age didn't end because we ran out of stones."
- Sheikh Yamani, former OPEC Oil Minister