Valur joined Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland, in 1996, first as a head of Technical Services related to refurbishment of the various Hydro Power Plants of Landsvirkjun, later as Head of Technical Department within the Energy Division of Landsvirkjun.
From 2012 Valur has been positioned as Chief project manager for design, tender- and contractual phase, construction and commissioning of Theistareykir Geothermal Power Plant, 2×45 MWe. The plant has now been commissioned.
Before joining Landsvirkjun, Valur worked as a General Manager of Raftákn Ltd. Consulting Engineers, an engineering office specialized in control systems and refurbishment projects of Industrial Plants, Municipal Energy Utilities and Power Plants.
Valur holds a CS Degree in Electrical Engineering and Master Degree in Project Management (MPM) and is certified as IPMA – B Project Manager.