The MarkMar Team

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Hildigunnur Sigurdardottir

(female) holds a BA HONS degree in fashion design from UCA Kent (2007). Textile development and co-ordination of logistics regarding development, as well as quality and budget control were her key roles at fashion label Roland Mouret (2012-2015). She also holds electives in Creative Pattern Cutting from C.S. Martin’s London (2012) and Business Strategy, Event Management and Marketing from CBS Copenhagen (2010). She is the marketing and communications manager at MarkMar. She has been leading the work in the SUCCESS H2020 project for organizing stakeholder mobilization for involvement in this ongoing project. She has overseen strategic marketing directions for the BONAFIDE application and interaction with industry stakeholders in development of its functions.

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Dr. Gunnar Haraldsson

(male). Discipline: Natural resource economics. Gunnar Haraldsson is Founder of Intellecon ltd., an economic consultancy firm. With a Bachelor´s degree in economics and a Master´s degree in Fisheries Science from the University of Iceland, he received a Master´s degree and a PhD in economics from the University of Toulouse in France in 2006. Gunnar Haraldsson has participated in various international research projects. His recent research has mainly focused on fisheries economics as well as socio-economic impacts of ocean acidification. Among other responsibilities he is chairman of the Icelandic Fiscal Council, member of the Science and Technology Policy Council and chairman of the Icelandic UNESCO Committee. Furthermore, Haraldsson served as a senior policy analyst at the OECD Committee of Fisheries in Paris from January 2010 to December 2012 where he inter alia conducted work on the economics of rebuilding fisheries.

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Kristinn Jakobsson

(male) has an MBA from Reykjavik University and a BSc in energy and environmental engineering from University of Iceland. Kristinn has experience as a  project manager in drilling projects, both planning and operational analysis, in preliminary design and profitability assessments for district heating systems, as well as design and development for a new prototype products. Kristinn will work on the outreach and communicationactivities in VALUMICS, and will be responsible for website and communication protocols coordination in collaboration with partner UoI for the project consortium.

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