Kristjan Th. Davidsson M. Sc. – International Seafood Industry Expert/Consultant


 Currently CEO of ISDER ehf. & Vidskiptathroun ehf., Icelandic investment & consulting companies.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of HB Grandi hf (, a fishing, processing and seafood marketing company listed on the Icelandic Stock exchange. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Valka ehf (, an high-tech company developing, producing and marketing seafood processing technology. Member of the Board of Directors of Olivita AS (, a Norwegian health supplements company. Member of the Board of Directors of Polar Doors hf (, a fishing technology company. Member (alternate) of the Board of Directors of Margildi hf (, a company, developing, producing and marketing fish oil for human consumption, by way of a new (patent pending) refining technology.

Chairman of the Board at SOS Childrens Villages, Iceland (

Honorary Consul of The Federative Republic of Brazil in Iceland (

Formal education as Master of Science from Arctic University of Norway - Norwegian College of Fishery Science in Tromsö and Fishing Captain from The Icelandic College of Navigation, in addition to a large array of courses in Management, Finance, Sales/Negotiation/Marketing, IT, Project Management & Communication in Iceland, Norway, Britain and Spain.

Authorized by The Financial Supervisory Authority of Iceland as Board Member of Financial Institutions.

Professional experience ranges from Sales Manager of Seafood & Seafood Processing Technology via Consulting to Management; Executive as CEO of Export, Fishing & Processing Companies and Non-Executive as Board Member/Chairman of aquaculture/fish farming, fishing, processing, exporting, technology, software, supplements & finance industry companies. 

Speaker at seafood/finance industry conferences, courses and seminars, organized by a.o. IFFO, OECD & FAO.

Seafood industry consultant.

(Thanks to artist Bill Hallinan for his kind permission to use the profile picture he made for this Wall Street Journal article:

Detailed CV is available upon request.


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What can I do for you?

Should you think I might be of assistance to you I am always open to adding new experiences. With >30 years of sales/marketing, finance and management, Executive as well as Non-Executive, in or in close connection to the international seafood and finance industries I am open for engagements as Board Member, Consultant/Advisor and Speaker at courses & conferences.

Having travelled and done business in >50 countries around the globe I have an extensive global network in the seafood & finance industries, especially in Europe, the Americas, Asia & Oceania.

You are welcome to contact me!

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