Einar Sveinsson


Einar Númi Sveinsson, a principal, has advised clients on business strategy and investment decisions with a focus on the energy industry including oil & gas, power generation, and renewable energy. Earlier in his consulting career, he supported clients in the pharmaceutical industry and financial services.

For his energy clients, Mr. Sveinsson has investigated renewable generation and power storage technologies; evaluated long- and short-term alternatives for an oil-rich nation’s energy assets; and developed strategies to anticipate and respond to transition and uncertainty in the fossil-fuel industry. He has worked with electric power utilities to design a future business model and new approaches to distributed energy resources, resource portfolio decisions, transmission investments, and pricing strategy. He has evaluated multi-billion-dollar infrastructure investments and helped clients assess the implications of changing regulation.

Prior to joining SDG, Mr. Sveinsson was a corporate finance advisor for H.F. Securities and managed international real estate investments for Askar Capital Investment Bank, both in Iceland. He served as a lecturer in corporate finance and investment science at Reykjavik University.

Mr. Sveinsson holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from DTU, the Technical University of Denmark, and a master’s degree in management science and engineering from Stanford University. He is fluent in English, Danish, and Icelandic.