Second row from left: Loftur Bjarni Gíslason, Finnur Oddsson (CEO) Hjalti Þórarinsson og Hildur Dungal.
First row from left: Emilía Þórðardóttir, Ívar Kristjánsson og Guðmundur Jóhann Jónsson.

Ívar Kristjánsson

Ívar Kristjánsson became a member of the Board of Directors of Nýherji in March 2016. He is the CEO of ATMO Select ehf, the chairman of the board of directors of Angling iQ and chairman of the board of directors of 1939 Games ehf.

Ívar completed his Business Studies at the University of Iceland and took an MBA at the University of Reykjavik. He is one of the founding members of CCP hf. and was the CEO of CCP when EVE-Online was launched in 2003, but has spent most of his time at CCP as its Chief Financial Officer. 

Emilía Thórdardóttir

Emilía Thórdardóttir became a member of the Board of Directors of Nýherji in March 2016. She is project manager - Mgr.  Project II RA Filings Actavis. She has sat on the board of directors of Hergill hf. since 2012. Education: Graduate in Business Administration from the University of Iceland, Business Studies course (B.S.) in management and marketing.

Hildur Dungal

Hildur Dungal joined the Board of Directors of Nyherji in February 2011. Hildur is attorney at law and town-councilor. Previously held the position of President of Directorate of Immigration in Iceland.

Loftur Bjarni Gíslason

Loftur Gíslason joined the main board of Nyherji in March 2014. He is currently Shipping Manager at HB Grandi, one of Iceland’s largest exporters. Loftur Bjarni holds a B.Sc. degree in fisheries from the University of Akureyri in 2007.

Guðmundur Jóh. Jónsson

Gudmundur Jonsson was appointed Vice-Chairman of the Board in March 2014, having served on Board as Director between 2005-2013, and prior to that as alternate Director since 1999. Gudmundur is director of insurance company Varðar and graduated in business administration from Seattle University in 1985. He also holds an MBA from the University of Edinburgh and has also served on the boards of several other companies.

Hjalti Þórarinsson

Hjalti Þórarinsson joined the Nýherji Board of Directors as a deputy board member in March 2017. He studied Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Iceland between 1995-1998 and holds an MBA degree from MIT. In 1998 Hjalti co-founded Dímon Software. He was made Director of Sales at Microsoft in 2013, leading a team of account managers responsible for the Think relationship on the Lenovo account team. Currently, Hjalti serves as Director of Business Development in Microsoft's AI division.