Einar Sveinsson


Einar Númi Sveinsson, a principal, has advised clients on business strategy and investment decisions with a focus on the energy transition within the broader energy value chain, including power generation, oil & gas, shipping, and energy technology. He also has consulting experience in the pharmaceutical and financial service industries and has served clients in Europe, North America, and Australia.

For his energy clients, Mr. Sveinsson has developed energy transition strategies and improved decarbonization decision making. He has investigated renewable generation, power storage, and hydrogen 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.