Fisheries Iceland is represented in the AEC by Heiðrún Lind Marteinsdóttir. Ms. Lind Marteinsdóttir is the CEO of Fisheries Iceland, the association of companies in the fishing industry in Iceland. Formed in October 2014 by the merger of the Federation of Icelandic Fishing Vessel Owners and the Federation of Icelandic Fish Processing Plants, Fisheries Iceland was set up to increase value creation in the country’s fishing industry by linking together all parts of the value chain.
Ms. Lind Marteinsdóttir completed a law degree in 2007 and worked as an attorney and partner at LEX Law Offices, one of Iceland’s largest law firms, until hired by Fisheries Iceland in 2016. In her practice she primarily focused on property rights and company law. She is also an experienced litigator and has taught various legal courses at Reykjavik University and Bifrost University.