Board of Directors

Sigurður Hannesson

Sigurður Hannesson was born in 1980 and is currently the Director General of the Federation of Icelandic Industries. Sigurdur holds a DPhil degree in mathematics from the University of Oxford, a BS degree in mathematics from the University of Iceland and is a certified securities broker. From 2013-2017, Sigurdur worked as a managing director of Kvika asset management (previously MP Bank). In 2015, Sigurdur was the Vice-Chairman of the Government Task Force on lifting of capital controls and in 2013 the Chairman of the Expert Group on household debt relief. From 2010-2013, Sigurdur worked as CEO of Jupiter fund management company, now a subsidiary of Kvika, and in Capital Markets at Straumur Investment Bank in 2007-2010.

Guðmundur Þórðarson

Guðmundur Þórðarson graduated from the University of Iceland with a business degree, Cand Oecon in 1997 and is a certified broker. Guðmundur has been managing his own investments since 2007, before he worked in the financial sector from 1997. He served as Managing Director of Corporate Finance at Straumur Investment Bank from 2003 and prior to that he served at Íslandsbanki, in Development and later in Corporate Finance, and at Landsbréf in Asset Management. 

Inga Björg Hjaltadóttir

Inga Björg Hjaltadóttir graduated from the University of Iceland in 1995 with a law degree and was admitted to the bar as a District Court Attorney in 2003. She is a partner at Acta Law Firm and Attentus Human Resources and Consultants, and has been a lecturer at Bifröst University and Reykjavik University. Inga Björg was a department lawyer at the City of Reykjavík's Office of Human Resources from 1996 to 1999 and served as Director of Human Resources in 1999. Thereafter, she was Director of Career Development at Eimskip Iceland (1999-2003) and worked at DP Law Firm (2003-2006). Inga Björg has been a board member at Límtré Vírnet, E-Farice, and Smellinn. She was an alternate member of the Icelandic Labour Court appointed by the Ministry of Finance from 2006 to 2010 and has served as a Labour Court Judge since 2011. 

Hrönn Sveinsdóttir

Hrönn Sveinsdóttir graduated from the University of Iceland with a Cand. Oecon in 1992.  Hrönn joined Vodafone Iceland (Fjarskipti hf.) in 2005 and serves as Managing Director of Finance and Operations. Before joining Vodafone Hrönn worked for Toyota Iceland (P. Samúelsson hf.) from 1992, starting as Head of Finance and Accounting and later taking on the role of Managing Director of Finance and Human Resources from 1999. Hrönn has served on the board of various firms among which Almenni lífeyrissjóðurinn, Húsasmiðjan, Farice and P/F Kall in Faroe Islands.

Guðjón Reynisson

Guðjón Reynisson graduated from the University of Iceland in 2002 with an MBA, he completed his business degree from the University of Iceland in 1999 and graduated with a sports teacher's degree in 1986 from the Sports Education School of Iceland. Guðjón is now an independent investor. In 2008-2017 he served as CEO of Hamleys of London where he implemented the company's expanding strategy growing nationally from one store in to a chain of stores. Guðjón led the sale of the company in 2011-12 and again in 2015-16. In 2003-2007. Guðjón entered the position of Managing Director for the 10-11 stores in Iceland. Before that, from 1998-2003, he was the managing director of Tal. Guðjón has served on the board of Festi hf. holding company from 2014.

Albert Þór Jónsson

Alternate

Albert Þór Jónsson graduated with a business degree, cand. oecon., from the University of Iceland and has an MCF degree in corporate finance. Albert works independently in finance and has worked in finance in various institutions since 1986. He worked as a managing director at FL Group Investment Company from 2005 to 2007. Prior to that he worked at LSR – State Pension Fund from 2001 to 2005, Fjárvangur from 1998 to 2000, Landsbref securities from 1990 to 1998 and Glitnir leasing company  from 1986 to1990. He has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Reginn hf., real estate company, since 2015. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of Reginn hf.