President - International Geothermal Association

Coming from a geothermal focused investment banking team, Alexander Richter founded ThinkGeoEnergy in 2008 and is currently the president of the International Geothermal Association (IGA) and Director-at-Large on the board of the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGea) and has been a spokesperson for geothermal energy at many of the major geothermal and renewable energy events internationally. Before establishing ThinkGeoEnergy, he was a founding member of the first and only geothermal energy focused investment-banking team at Icelandic bank Glitnir (now Íslandsbanki). There he was leading the team’s research efforts and worked on business development with clients globally from 2005 to 2011.