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Board of Directors

Elín Smáradóttir

Chairman of the Board

Elín works as a senior lawyer at Orkuveita Reykjavíkur, but she graduated from the University of Iceland's law department in 1994 and was awarded a district court lawyer's license in 1996. Elín worked for the Planning Agency from 1994-2003 and then for the National Energy Authority until 2008 when she joined OR.

Daði Már Kristófersson

Daði Már Kristófersson is Professor of Economics and Vice President of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Iceland. He graduated with a doctorate in economics from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) in 2005 and subsequently worked as a specialist at the Icelandic Farmers' Association. Later at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Iceland and as a part-time lecturer, lecturer and associate professor at the same faculty. Daði is the vice chairman of Viðreisn and has been a deputy member of the same party for the Reykjavík constituency south since December 2021.

Erling Freyr Guðmundsson

Erling Freyr Guðmundsson is the managing director of Ljósleiðaran ehf. He first studied electrical engineering and graduated with an MBA from Reykjavík University in 2009. Erling founded Ljósvirkjann, a service company for electronic communications companies, in 1996 and also the company Industria at the turn of the century, which specialized in services for the development of fiber optic systems. In 2013, Erling took over the management of the telecommunications and technology division of 365 Media, but then started working for OR at the beginning of 2015.

Gréta María Grétarsdóttir

Gréta María is the managing director of the tourism company Arctic Adventures. Prior to that, she worked as Brim's Director of Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Investor Relations. She has extensive experience in the business world and has emphasized social responsibility. Gréta María graduated as an engineer from the University of Iceland and subsequently worked in the financial sector and the information technology sector before entering the retail sector, first as Festi's CFO and later as Króna's managing director.

Bára Jónsdóttir

Bára Jónsdóttir is a lawyer at OR, graduated in law from the University of Iceland in 2012 and received her legal license in 2013. She worked for the Winding-up Board of Frjálsi fjárfestingarbankinn and SPRON from graduation until 2014. She then took a job at the Central Bank of Iceland until she joined with Orkuveita Reykjavíkur in 2015. Bára is also a member of the board of the Union of Lawyers.

Ingvi Gunnarsson

Ingvi is the director of Resource Management at Orkuveita Reykjavíkur. He has a master's degree in geology from the University of Iceland since 1999 with geochemistry as his specialty. He has worked in geothermal research and utilization since 1997. First at the University of Iceland and at Orkuveita Reykjavíkur since 2008. In his work for Orkuveita Reykjavíkur, he is responsible for the responsible utilization of resources at Orka náttúrunnar and Veitur.

Ellen Ýr Aðalsteinsdóttir

Ellen Ýr Aðalsteinsdóttir is the managing director of HRM and Culture at the OR Group. Ellen Ýr has extensive experience in the field of human resources and has worked in human resources since 2006. She has worked for the OR Group since 2017 and is responsible for human resources for Utilities, Services and Finance at OR. She has a diploma in human resource management from the University of Iceland.