CEO, Nýherji hf.
Mr. Oddsson is CEO of Nýherji hf. He previously served as the Managing Director of the Iceland Chamber of Commerce for 5 years. He holds a B.A in psychology from the University of Iceland, an M.A. and a Ph.D. in the same subject from the West Virginia University, and an AMP in business administration from IESE in Spain.
Mr. Oddsson was an assistant professor at the University of Reykjavik for several years, where he directed the development of the University’s MBA program and the School of Executive Education.
He currently chairs the University’s Board of Trustees. Previously, Mr. Oddsson did consultancy work in Iceland and abroad in the field of performance management and strategy formulation.