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About us

Green by Iceland is a platform for cooperation on climate issues and green solutions.

The role of Green by Iceland is to fight climate change locally and globally and to promote the export of Icelandic green solutions while supporting Iceland‘s reputation as a leader in sustainability. Green by Iceland is housed within Promote Iceland. Domestically, Green by Iceland facilitates cooperation between the business sector and the government to meet the goal of carbon neutrality by 2040.


Eggert Benedikt Guðmundsson


Kamma Thordarson

Marketing Manager

Birta Kristín Helgadóttir

Project Manager

The Board

The board of directors of Green by Iceland is comprised of members from both industry and government.

Chairman of the board:

Sigurður Hannesson

The Federation of Icelandic Industries

Other members of the board:

Árni Bragason

The Soil Conservation Service of Iceland

Borgar Þór Einarsson

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Guðmundur Þorbjörnsson

EFLA Consulting Engineers

Guðni A. Jóhannesson

Orkustofnun, the Icelandic National Energy Authority

Halldór Þorgeirsson

Icelandic Climate Council

Henný Hinz

The Prime Minister's Office

Hólmfríður Sigurðardóttir

OR, Reykjavík Energy

Hörður Arnarson

Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland

Sólveig Bergmann