Executive Committee

Bogi Nils Bogason

President & CEO Icelandair Group


Bogi Nils has served as President and CEO of Icelandair Group since December 2018 after having served as CFO since 2008 and Interim President and CEO from August 2018. He was the CFO of the investment bank Askar Capital from January 2007 and the CFO of the international seafood company Icelandic Group from 2004 to 2006. Bogi Nils served as an Auditor and Partner at KPMG in Iceland during the years 1993-2004. He holds a Cand. Oecon. Degree in Business from University of Iceland and is a Chartered Accountant.

Eva Sóley Guðbjörnsdóttir

Chief Financial Officer


Eva Sóley was appointed CFO of Icelandair Group in February 2019. She served as the CFO at Advania in Iceland from 2015 and as the CFO and COO from 2018. Prior to that she was Vice President in Corporate Finance at Össur and a part time lecturer at Reykjavik University. She sits on the Board of University of Iceland Science Park and has in the past held various board positions in several industries. She started her career within the financial services industry and worked at Kaupthing bank for several years in treasury, funding, corporate finance and corporate banking and as the CFO. Eva Sóley holds a MSc. Degree in Financial Engineering and a BSc. Degree in Engineering Management Systems, with a minor in Economics from Columbia University in New York. She is also a licensed securities broker.

Birna Ósk Einarsdóttir

Chief Commercial Officer

Birna Ósk

Birna Ósk was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in February 2019 after having served as Chief Customer Experience Officer and Chief Business Development and Strategy Officer since she joined Icelandair Group in 2018. She served as the Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Landsvirkjun from 2017-2018. Prior to that, she worked at the Telco&IT company Siminn from 2001, serving as Executive Director from 2011, i.e. leading the company’s Sales and Services division, after having served in various roles within the company, such as in public relations, HR, project management and marketing. Birna has a BSc. Degree in Business Administration from University of Reykjavik and an MSc. Degree in Management and Strategic Planning from University of Iceland. She has also completed the Advanced Management Programme (AMP) at IESE Business School in Barcelona.

Jens Þórðarson

Chief Operating Officer

Jens Bjarna

Jens has served as Chief Operating Officer since January 2018 after having served as VP Technical Operations at Icelandair since October 2011. Prior to that he held various management positions in the Technical Operations organisation from 2007. Jens has worked at the Company since 2005, starting as an Assistant to the Managing Director of ITS, a subsidiary of Icelandair. Jens is an Industrial Engineer and holds an M.Sc. Degree from University of Iceland.

Gunnar Már Sigurfinnsson

Managing Director Air Freight and Logistics

Gunnar Már

Gunnar Már has served as the Managing Director of Air Freight and Logistics (Icelandair Cargo) since 2008. From mid-year 2018 to February 2019 he also served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Icelandair Group alongside his role at Icelandair Cargo. He was the SVP of Sales and Marketing at Icelandair from 2005 to 2008 and General Manager of Germany, Netherlands & Central Europe from 2001-2005. Gunnar Már was Sales Manager in Germany from 1997 to 2000. Prior to that, he worked at Icelandair Domestic as the Sales and Marketing Manager until 1997, after having worked at that company in various roles since 1986. Gunnar Már holds a BSc. Degree in Business Administration from University of Iceland. He has also completed the Advanced Management Programme (AMP) from University of Reykjavik and IESE Business School in Barcelona.

Árni Hermannsson

Managing Director of Aircraft Leasing and Consulting

Árni Hermannsson

Árni has served as Managing Director of Loftleidir Icelandic since January 2018 after having served as the Chief Financial Officer of the company since 2002. Prior to that he was the Chief Financial Officer of the Icelandic technology companies ANZA and Alit. He holds a Cand. Oecon. Degree in Business Administration from University of Iceland.

Elísabet Helgadottir

Chief Human Resources Officer


Elísabet has served as Chief Human Resources Officer since January 2018. She worked in Human Resource Management at Islandsbanki since 2007 and as the Head of Career Development for the last five years. Her main projects at Islandsbanki included supervision of all staff education and training, management training and executive coaching among other strategic human resource projects. From 2000 to 2007, she worked for Capacent Gallup on research and consultancy. Elísabet holds a BA Degree in Psychology from University of Iceland and a MA degree in International Human Resource Management from the EADA Business School in Barcelona.

Tómas Ingason

Chief Information Officer / Chief Business Development Officer

Tómas Ingason

Tómas was appointed Chief Information Officer in February 2019 and assumed additional responsibilities for Network and Strategy as Chief Business Development Officer in April 2020. He was Chief Commercial Officer of WOW air in 2018 and Director of Rapid Digitization at Arion Bank between 2016 and 2018. Tómas was the Chief Business Development Officer of WOW air in 2014. Prior to that he was a Management Consultant at Bain & Company in Copenhagen and served as the Director of Revenue Management and Pricing at Icelandair for several years. Tómas holds an MBA Degree from MIT Sloan School of Management in Boston, MSc. Degree of Engineering in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and a BSc. Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iceland.