Team

Christiaan Leenders
Christiaan Leenders
CEO
Holds 25 years of experience in managing people and companies in international business. Building organizations for international business. Analyze, develop and strengthen the values and capabilities within companies. Develop commercial capabilities and New Business. International relations and networks.
Emiel Eckstein
Emiel Eckstein
Chairman of the Board (executive)
Holds more then 30 years of experience in International business and Company management. CEO Europe within a Multinational stationed in multiple countries. Board member in several organizations Business development and improvement. Performance optimization in international environments. Strategy development/deployment.
Thomas Larssen
Thomas Larssen
M.Sc. Engineering; Supervision technical developments (Board member)
Responsible for engineering optimisation and effectiveness. Engineer and Co-designer of the production-facilities. Realised the engineering of production-facilities and reactordesigns based on Icelandic conditions. International greenhouse designer highly experienced in designing towards specific and taylor-made conditions and algae growth. Experienced in comparable projects world-wide
Gunnlaugur Karlsson
Gunnlaugur Karlsson
Iceland affairs (Board Member)
20 years of experience in international and national trade. Holds a M.Sc degree in internatioal marketing and currently serves as the CEO of SFG Iceland. Multiple experience with startup companies and innovative projects. Strong national and international network within the field of production, distribution and trade.
Dr. Hjalmar Skarphedinsson
Dr. Hjalmar Skarphedinsson
Research & Development
Doctorate in organic chemistry. Teacher at the University of Iceland and expert on oil processing. Scientifil experience within several international companies. Realised extensive research on necessary and favourable conditions (Iceland) for growing algae.
Katarina Venglovska PhD
Katarina Venglovska PhD
Manager R&D Centre Iceland
Ph.D. in Physiology, Doctor of Natural Sciences in Biology, Master of Science in Biology and Geography