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ISAVIA´S EXECUTIVE BOARD

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)

SVEINBJÖRN INDRIÐASON

Sveinbjörn Indriðason took an economics degree at the University of Iceland in 1998. He worked at the Icelandic Investment Bank in 1998-1999 and in Icelandair’s risk management unit in 1999-2005. He served as FL Group’s CFO in 2005-2008 and as COO/CFO of the software developer Clara from 2011. He was Isavia's Director of Finance from 2013 until he was hired as Isavia's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in June 2019.

Elín Árnadóttir

ELÍN ÁRNADÓTTIR 

Elín Árnadóttir earned a business administration degree from the University of Iceland in 1996. She worked for Íslandsbanki-FBA as an analyst in the Corporate Banking division in 2000-2001 and as an analyst at Gelmer Iceland Seafood in France in 1998-1999. Since 2001, she has served as Managing Director and Director of Finance for Isavia’s predecessors and related companies. She has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Deputy CEO) of Isavia since 2013, concurrently with serving as Director of Finance in 2010-2013 and Director of Development and Administration in 2013-2019.

ANNA BJÖRK BJARNADÓTTIR

Anna Björk Bjarnadóttir has a degree in Sport Sciences from NIH, Oslo and the Hungarian University of Physical education (HUPE), as well as a degree in Leadership and Marketing from TDC, DIEU/Mannaz and Wharton Business School. In 2018-2020, Bjarnadóttir was Executive Director of Consulting and Custom Solutions at Advania. From 2013-2018, she was CEO and consultant at Expectus. She worked for Síminn (Iceland Telecom) for eight years, where she held various positions e.g. EVP of Residential Market and CTIO. In 2001-2004, she was head of Customer Care at TDC Telecommunications. Anna Björk Bjarnadóttir joined Isavia in 2020 as Chief Service and Operations Officer (CSOO).


Bjarni Örn Kærnested

BJARNI ÖRN KÆRNESTED

Bjarni Örn Kærnested holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Iceland and an MBA from Waseda University, Japan. Bjarni has been Director of IT Operations at Össur since 2019, handling the finances and operations of the IT Department and Össur’s international project office. He was previously Director of Central Solutions at Origo and Director of Arion Bank’s IT Department, where he was involved in shaping and developing the bank’s digital path. He started work as Chief Digital Development and IT Officer in 2022.

GUÐMUNDUR DAÐI RÚNARSSON

Guðmundur Daði Rúnarsson took an MSc degree in engineering management at the Technical University of Denmark in 2010. In 2007-2011, he served as a Project Engineer in the Information and Technical division of Iceland Express. He was appointed Manager of Terminal Operations at the Leifur Eiriksson Air Terminal in 2011, later becoming Deputy Terminal Director. 2016-2019 he held the post of Technical and Infrastructure Director for Keflavik Airport. In 2019, due to organizational changes, Guðmundur took up the position of Chief Commercial and Airport Development Officer (CCDO).

INGIBJÖRG ARNARSDÓTTIR

Ingibjörg Arnarsdóttir holds a Cand. Oecon. degree in economics and business administration from the University of Iceland, with a focus on auditing, and a master’s degree in finance from Cass Business School / City University in London. During 2016 to 2020, Ingibjörg was employed as the Director of Finance, Human Resources and Project Management at the Iceland Banks’ Data Centre (Reiknistofa Bankanna) and during the years 2008 to 2016 as the Director of Finance and Management. Later as Director of Management and Human Resources at Valitor. In 2020, she accepted the position of Chief Finance Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer (CFO/CHRO).