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Qair appoints a Head of Hydrogen Strategy for the Group

Paris, December 7, 2022 – As of November 29, 2022, Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson is Qair group’s Head of Hydrogen Strategy and Partnerships, a newly created position.

Since 2018 Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson is the Executive Chairman of the Group’s Icelandic subsidiary, a member of the steering group for the Task Force for Carbon Pricing Europe and a Board member of VOR, the Icelandic hydrogen association.

Qair’s ambition is to become a leading player in the production of green hydrogen using green electrons from the group’s wind, solar and hydrologic platforms around the World, said Louis Blanchard, CEO of Qair. We are currently developing large scale projects in France, Brazil and Iceland and are pleased to appoint Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson in this key position to further sharpen Qair’s focus on Hydrogen.”


Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson

Serving as Chairman of the Board for various Icelandic Qair entities since 2018, Tryggvi Thor Herbertsson is a former Member of Parliament in Iceland and a Professor of Economics at the University of Reykjavík and University of Iceland. As a member of Parliament he served on the Committee for Economics and Taxation and the Committee of Industries.

He has published over 50 scholarly papers and is the editor, author, and co-author of 13 books and monographs on various topics in economics. He has also written over 100 op-eds. in newspapers, both in Iceland and internationally, mostly on public policy and financial markets.

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