About us

Icelandic-Arctic Chamber of Commerce (IACC)

The objective of the Chamber is to promote and maintain commercial links between Iceland and other Arctic States.

In accordance with the Chamber’s objective it shall guard the commercial interest of its members in respect of the Arctic, organize meetings and conferences concerning common matters on commercial opportunities in the Arctic, organize visits by parties within the business community in the Arctic States and other interested parties, work with governments, universities and other relevant parties in Iceland and abroad, e.g. to co-ordinate commercial related matters with regards to the Arctic and finally render direct services as decided by the Board, i.e. providing information about business contacts, assisting in establishing links between companies and distributing information relating to commerce in the Arctic States.

 

The Board

 

Heiðar Guðjónsson, Eykon Energy, Chairman
Guðmundur Pétursson, IAV, Vice Chairman
Birgir Ómar Haraldsson, Norðurflug
Elva Gunnlaugsdóttir, Arctic Services
Gylfi Sigfússon, Eimskip
Haukur Óskarsson, Refskegg
Halldór Benjamín Þorbergsson, Samtök atvinnulífsins (SA) 
Ingvar Eyfjörð, Álftavík
Runólfur Benediktsson, Íslandsbanki

Observers

Embla Eir Oddsdóttir, Norðurslóðanet Íslands
Þorsteinn Ingólfsson, Utanríkisráðuneytið
Pétur Reimarsson, Samtök atvinnulífsins
Ásta Kristín Sigurjónsdóttir, Fjarðabyggð (tímabundið)