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

Valdimarsson has led numerous investments on behalf of Eyrir and serves on the Board of Directors in several companies on behalf of Eyrir.

Prior to joining Eyrir, Valdimarsson was CEO and Editor in Chief of Vidskiptabladid, an Icelandic business newspaper. Örn holds a BS degree in Economics from University of Iceland and an Executive Certificate degree from Copenhagen Business School.

Investment Board

Hrund Gunnsteinsdóttir

Hrund Gunnsteinsson, Managing Director, Festa – Center for sustainability.

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.

Björn Aðalsteinsson

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