Board of directors
Thoranna JonsdottirChairman of the Board
Thoranna Jonsdottir is a management consultant with her own company Delta Consulting. She is also an Assistant Professor at Reykjavik University where she previously served as Dean of the Business School and as Senior Executive Director of Strategy and Operations. She was VP of Business Development at Audur Capital, Veritas and Vistor, and the first GM of Artasan. Thoranna has extensive experience of executive consulting, particularly change management, strategy and corporate governance. She is currently the Chairman of the Board of Landsbref and has served on various corporate boards including Festi, Krónan, Íslandsbanki and Lyfja. Thoranna holds a doctorate in business from Cranfield University, an MBA degree from IESE in Barcelona and a master’s degree in pharmaceuticals.
Hördur ArnarsonBoard member
Mr. Arnarson is CEO of Landsvirkjun, Iceland’s state-owned energy company. He has extensive experience in international management and has served on the boards of various companies and industry associations. Mr. Arnarson served as the caretaker CEO of Sjóvá (an insurance company) and lead the reorganization of the company in 2009. He was CEO of Marel Food Systems from 1999-2009 and prior to that held various other positions within the company from 1985-1999.
Mr. Arnarson holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Iceland and a Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark. He has also attended various seminars at INSEAD and Harvard Business School.
Helga Melkorka Ottarsdottir
Supreme Court Attorney Helga Melkorka has many years of experience as an attorney as well as extensive real-world business experience. Helga joined LOGOS in 2001 and was a managing partner between 2013-2019. She holds an LL.M. degree in European law from Ruprecht Karls Universität, Germany and has litigated numerous cases before the Icelandic courts, the national competition authorities, the EFTA-Court and the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA). In addition to Competition Law and European Law, her main areas of expertise are Corporate Law and Financial Services and Regulation. Helga taught European Law as an Adjunct Lecturer at Reykjavik University, Faculty of Law and the University of Iceland, Faculty of Law. She has been on the board of several companies and organisations, i.a. the Icelandic Bar Association between 2003-2005 where she was a vice chairman in 2005-2006. Helga was on the board of the Chamber of Commerce between 2014-2022 and an ad hoc College Member of the EFTA Surveillance Authority since 2004.