The Eyrir Sprotar slhf. management has extensive knowledge and experience in venture capital investments in addition to a solid corporate track record.

The management of Eyrir Invest has actively contributed to the growth and success to several of Iceland´s most successful companies, such as Össur, Marel, Marorka, Handpoint, Calidris/Sabre and many more.


Thordur Magnusson

Chairman of the Investment Board

Magnusson is co-founder and chairman of Eyrir Invest. Prior to that, Magnusson was the CFO at Eimskip for over 20 years, and held seat on the boards of numerous Icelandic companies and organizations on behalf of Eimskip.

Orn Valdimarsson

Managing Director

  • Former Editor and Managing Director of The Icelandic Business Journal
  • Chairman of the board at Stjörnu-Oddi, Mentis Cura
  • Member of the board of ReMake Electric and Sæbýli
  • Economist from the University of Iceland
  • An active mentor in Startup Reykjavik
  • Executive Certificate from Copenhagen Business School

Investment Board

Hilmar Bragi Janusson, Dean of the School of Engineering and Natural Sciences at University of Iceland.

Previously (1992-2012) the VP of R&D at Össur hf., a listed medical device company.



Kristín Guðmundsdóttir, former CEO and CFO of Skipti hf. (Icelandic Telecom) and CFO of Grandi hf.




Magnús Ingi Óskarsson, founder of Calidris. Founded Calidris in 1998 and completed a successful exit in 2010.





bjornBjörn Aðalsteinsson has extensive experience from the pharmaceutical industry having served as Commercial Director and VP at Actavis Group.