The Team

Our team consists experts with very wide experience in many fields. “No problem” is their motto.


Emil Grímsson is the Chairman of Arctic Trucks and polar addicted.  With his enthusiasm for the polar regions Emil has been one of the driving forces behind AT success. When BBC Top Gear headed for the magnetic north pole he did not hesitate and jumped on board to plan and support this incredible expedition and piece of television history. Since then he has taken on several expeditions to the South Pole and was one of the first ever to traverse the continent of Antarctica. 


Gísli Karel Lead mechanic for Arctic Trucks. Keeping the fleet of trucks in Antarctica in good running order is no simple task. Every season since 2008 Gísli has head to Antarctica to repair and maintain the fleet.  


Gísli Jónsson is the chief developer for Arctic Trucks, he also has a great appetite for adventure. He has visited Antarctica many times and taken part in numerous expeditions on the continent including a record breaking double traverse totalling 9600 km in one season on the polar plateau.


Guðmundur Guðjónsson glacier guide and paramedic. Better known by his nick name Gummi has been member of our team from the early days of working in Antarctica. He works as a full time firefighter and paramedic in Reykjavík and responds with the Icelandic urban search and rescue all over the world. When our team prepares and trains for work in the Antarctic he is an invaluable asset to have around.


Eyjólfur Már Teitsson expedition expert and mechanic is not afraid of tackling the unknown. Having spent six seasons in Antarctica working as guide and mechanic he is one of the most experienced Arctic Trucks employees. When he is not working in the Antarctic he heads up our workshop in Iceland.


Arnór Ingólfsson is a seasoned mechanic and expedition leader. When Massey Ferguson headed to the South Pole again Arnór guided the team in record time to the Pole.  

Mark Earthy

Felicity Aston polar guide and explorer who has no problem with getting into a truck once in while to enjoy the comfortable wheeled travel in Antarctica. She supports our team with logistics and planning during the off season.