Board of Directors

Kristín Pétursdóttir

Chairman of the Board

Kristín Pétursdóttir graduated from the University of Iceland in 1991, Cand Ocean. In 1993 she completed MBA from the Bergen Business School. Kristín was another founding member of Auður Capital and served as CEO of that company from 2007 to 2013 and as Chairman of the Board from 2013-2017 (later Virðing hf. ). She was the CEO of Mentor hf. 2015-2017, Chief Financial Officer of Kaupthing Bank from 1997-2005 and Deputy Managing Director of Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander from 2005-2007. In 1993-1997 Kristín worked for Statoil, Íslandsbanki and Skeljungur. Kristin has served on the Board of Directors of Ölgerðin, Tal, Yggdrasils, Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander, Chamber of Commerce, Federation of Employers and the Federation of Financial Undertakings.

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.