Business Iceland
Business Iceland



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Host: Karl Gudmundsson, Director, Trade and Invest, Promote Iceland


- Gudlaugur Thor Thordarsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development Cooperation


Iceland Overview - International Treaties and Collaborations
- Nikulas Hannigan, Director General, External Trade, Ministry for Foreign Affair


Who is Investing in Iceland Today, in What and Why?

- Helga Valfells, Founding Partner, Crowberry Capital and Chairman of Framvís - The Icelandic Venture Capital Association

- Magnus Hardarsson, CEO, Nasdaq Iceland


The Business Ecosystem

- Haraldur I. Birgisson, Tax & Legal Leader, Deloitte Iceland


The Financial System

- Katrin Juliusdottir, Managing Director, Icelandic Financial Services Association


Living and working in Iceland

- Stacey Katz, Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President Global Business Services, Marel


Closing remarks

- Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland

In addition to our speakers we have five advisors from Promote Iceland and the Consulate of Iceland in New York ready to answer your industry and/or trade and investment specific questions:

- Einar Tomasson (einar at promoteiceland.is): Head of Energy & green solutions, Trade & invest
- Arnar Guðmundsson (arnar at promoteiceland.is): FDI policy and general FDI facilitation, Business development
- Erna Björnsdóttir (erna at promoteiceland.is): Head of Specialized food and natural products, Trade & Invest 
- Jarthrudur Asmundsdottir (jarthrudur at promoteiceland.is): Head of Innovation & Technology, Trade & Invest
- Hlynur Gudjonsson (hlynur at mfa.is): Consul General & Trade Commissioner, trade and investments between Iceland and the US and Canada

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