Board of UAK
UAK's board is elected at the organization's Annual General Meeting. The Board is comprised of seven members, each one elected for two years at a time. The current Board is: Amna Hasecic, Andrea Gunnarsdóttir, Bjarklind Björk Gunnarsdóttir, Björgheiður Margrét Helgadóttir, Ingveldur María Hjartardóttir, Kristjana Björk Barðdal and Vala Rún Magnúsdóttir.
Amna Hasecic Marketing Manager
Phone: +354 849 6685
Amna is a 27 year old master’s student in Marketing and International business at the University of Iceland who also holds a degree in Tourism Studies. Alongside her studies she works at Iceland Music, an export office which promotes Icelandic music abroad.
Andrea Gunnarsdóttir Account Managaer/Vice Chairman
Sími: 663 0403
Andrea is a 25 year old with a bachelor degree in Engineering Management from Reykjavík University. She works as a technical consultant at AGR Dynamics. She was a board member of UAK 2016 – 2018 and is an One Young World ambassador.
Bjarklind Björk Gunnarsdóttir Conference Manager
Phone: 774 2702
Bjarklind is a 24 year old mother and a psychology student at the University of Reykjavík. She works as a supervisor in a peer to peer education called Jafningjafræðsla Hins Hússins.
Björgheiður Margrét Helgadóttir CFO
Phone: +354 897 9909
Björgheiður is a 28 year old engineer with a M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from Reykjavík University. She works as a Project Manager – DSM, Engineering at Alvotech Iceland.
Inga María Hjartardóttir Social Media Manager
Phone: 896 5252
Inga María is a 26 year old music manager from Akranes with a BMus degree from Berklee College of Music in Boston. She works as a project manager for Samfés, Youth Work Iceland and as a public relations manager at Pieta House, Iceland.
Vala Rún Magnúsdóttir Chairman
Phone: 849 4728
Vala Rún is 23 years old with a bachelor degree in Engineering Management from Reykjavík University. She works as a regional representative at Veitur and a podcast host at Útvarp101.
Kristjana Björk Barðdal Communication Manager
Phone 858 7862
Kristjana holds a BSc in both industrial engineering and computational science from the University of Iceland. Today Kristjana works at the Icelandic Innovation Center as a project manager as well as she is a board member at Ský. Kristjana also freelances as a hackathon advisor.
2019/2020: Snæfríður Jónsdóttir (Chairman, Amna Hasecic, Auður Albertsdóttir, Björgheiður Margrét Helgadóttir, Kolfinna Tómasdóttir and Vala Rún Magnúsdóttir.
2018/2019: Sigyn Jónsdóttir (Chairman), Anna Berglind Jónsdóttir, Auður Albertsdóttir, Ásbjörg Einarsdóttir, Kolfinna Tómasdóttir and Snæfríður Jónsdóttir.
2017/2018: Sigyn Jónsdóttir (Chairman), Andrea Gunnarsdóttir, Anna Berglind Jónsdóttir, Ásbjörg Einarsdóttir, Elísabet Erlendsdóttir and Helena Rós Sturludóttir.
2016/2017: Margrét Berg Sverrisdóttir (Chairman), Andrea Gunnarsdóttir, Dagný Engilbertsdóttir, Elísabet Erlendsdóttir, Guðbjörg Lára Másdóttir and Helena Rós Sturludóttir.
2015/2016: Lilja Gylfadóttir (Chairman), Andrea Karlsdóttir, Guðbjörg Lára Másdóttir, Karen Ósk Gylfadóttir, Margrét Berg Sverrisdóttir and Melkorka Þöll Vilhjálmsdóttir.
2014/2015: Lilja Gylfadóttir (Chairman), Kristel Finnbogadóttir (Vice Chairman), Andrea Karlsdóttir, Karen Ósk Gylfadóttir and Rakel Guðmundsdóttir.