November 27, 2023

Baseload Power Iceland is delighted to welcome Marta Rós Karlsdóttir as new Managing Director.

With full responsibility for the leadership and development of Baseload Power Iceland’s business, Marta Rós will play a central role in developing innovative low- and medium-temperature geothermal projects that showcase the potential of geothermal energy worldwide.

Marta Rós holds a PhD and a MSc degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Iceland, with a part of her studies undertaken at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) within energy and environmental engineering.

She brings extensive experience from the geothermal energy industry in Iceland, with focus on geothermal power plants, resource utilization, energy efficiency, sustainability, licensing and policy.

Before joining Baseload Oct 1st, 2023, she held management positions at Iceland’s National Energy Authority and the Icelandic Power company ON Power, as well as a leadership position in sustainability consulting at Verkís Consulting Engineers.

Commenting on the appointment, Baseload Power CEO, Pernilla Wihlborg: “We are delighted that Marta is joining our team. She brings vast experience and knowledge of geothermal development that will be key to evolving Baseload’s business in Iceland as well as globally.”

Marta Rós added, “Baseload has built up an incredible global team of ambitious professionals that are walking the talk in geothermal energy development worldwide. I am both happy and excited to contribute to advancing geothermal utilization wherever possible, by building partnerships, raising awareness, exchanging knowledge and experience between countries and not the least, to make things happen.”


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