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ABOUT US

ABOUT US

The Indo Icelandic Business Association was established 12 January 2010 in New Delhi to promote trade, investment, cultural and bilateral relations between India and Iceland. The IIBA operates in accordance with its Memorandum of Society that stipulates the association´s role, governance, rules and procedures. The IIBA assists interested and concerned parties from both countries to establish business, commercial and cultural relations. Further the IIBA takes up matters of mutual interest including business opportunities or trade issues with appropriate political or administrative bodies.

IIBA- Board

H.E. Mr. Gudmundur Arni Stefansson

Ambassador of Iceland in India

Foreign Service:-

# Ambassador of Iceland to the Republic of India from September 2018
# Ambassador at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Iceland from January 2015.
# Ambassador of Iceland to the United States, Argentina, Brazil and Mexico from 1 October 2011.
# Ambassador of Iceland to Sweden, Albania, Cyprus, Syria and Kuweit from 1 November 2005.
# Appointed Ambassador in the Icelandic Foreign Service on 1 September 2005.

Previous Political, social and civic activities:

# Vice-Chairman of the Social Democratic Party .
# Member of the Central Committee of the Social Democratic Party .
# Member of the Youth Council of the Town of Hafnarfjördur.
# Member of the Executive Committee of the Nordic Youth Association of Social Democrats .
# Chairman of the board of the Icelandic Fire Authority .
# Member of the board of Hafnarfjördur Savings Bank.
# Member of the board of Vernd, Society for the Assistance of Former Prisoners.
# Member of the board of Landsvirkjun, The National Power Company.
# Chairman of FH-Hafnarfjördur football club .

Previous Parliamentary and ministerial activities:

# Member of Althingi for the Reykjanes Constituency and the Southwest Constituency.
# Substitute member of Althingi for the Reykjanes Constituency.
# Minister of Social Affairs .
# Minister of Health and Social Security.
# Member of the Althingi's Presidium.
# Member of the Committee on Agriculture.
# Member of the Committee on Transport and Communications.
# Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
# Member of the Committee on Industry.
# Vice-Chairman of the Committee on General Affairs.
# Member of the Committee on Economy and Trade.
# Member of the Althingi Special Committee on Constitutional Affairs.
Vice-Chairman of the Icelandic Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly 1999-2004.Chairman 2005.
Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Nordic Council .
4th Vice-president of the Althingi from 1995-1999.
1st Vice-president of the Althingi from1999-2005.

Patron

Prasoon Dewan

CEO - Divish Aurum Private Limited / Eurostar Exim Private Limited

Area of Expertise :
# Scientific Gemology, Diamonds & Jewelry
# Academics & Training
# International Business Development

Chairman

Rahul Chongtham

Trade Advisor - Embassy of Iceland in India

Area of Expertise :
# International Business Promotion & Development

Secretary

Vijay Bhatia

President - Bird Group

Area of Expertise :
# Travel & Technology

Treasurer

Deepika Sachdev

Trade Advisor - Tourism, Culture & Public Diplomacy - Embassy of Iceland in India

Area of Expertise :
# Promoting Iceland as a Tourist destination and to promote culture between Iceland & India.

Action Committee/Governing Board Member

Dalip Dua

Managing Director - Krishna Hydro Projects Pvt. Ltd.

Area of Expertise :
# Hydro Power Projects

Action Committee/Governing Board Member

Ranjit Kumar

Consultant - Verkis & ISOR, Iceland

General Manager - Albanna Engineering LLC, Dubai

Area of Expertise :
# Geothermal Energy / EPC Projects : Refinery / Petrochemical / Marine ports

Action Committee/Governing Board Member

Gudjon Bjarnason

Founder, owner & creative director - GB-AAA Art & Architecture Ateliers, Pondicherry / Iceland.

Area of Expertise :
# Architecture and visual arts

Action Committee/Governing Board Member

N. Ramji

CMD - TMIC

Area of Expertise :
# Films Travel & Tourism

Action Committee/Governing Board Member

Utkrisht Ahuja

National Sales Manager - Össur India

Area of Expertise :
# Medical Devices & Pharma
# Business Development, KOL partnerships, product level strategies including new product launches.

Action Committee/Governing Board Member