Ragna Árnadóttir

Deputy CEO, Landsvirkjun – the National Power Company of Iceland

    Ragna joined Landsvirkjun, Renewable Energy Company, in 2010. First as Executive Vice President and from 2012 as Deputy CEO of Landsvirkjun.

    Her previous positions include serving as the Minister of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affairs and Minister of Justice and Human Rights from February 2009 to September 2010. She was the Director of Legal Affairs in the Ministry of Justice and Ecclesiastical Affair (2002-2008) and Head of Division in the Legal Office in the Ministry of Health and Social Security (2001-2002). Ragna held the position Senior Adviser for the Nordic Council´s Secretariat in Stockholm and later Copenhagen (1995 – 1999) and worked as a legal expert for the Parliament of Iceland (1991-1995).

    Ragna is currently the chairman of the Icelandic Growth Forum, as well as a board member of the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce and board member of Saga Film ehf. (production company). Ragna is also the vice-chairman of the Icelandic Red Cross.

    She holds a Master of European Affairs LL.M from the University of Lund in Sweden (2002) and completed her Cand. Jur law degree from the University of Iceland (1991).