Fisheries Iceland merges two former associations in the fishing industry of Iceland, The Federation of Icelandic Fishing Vessel Owners and the Federation of Icelandic Fish Processing Plants. A major purpose of Fisheries Iceland is to increase value creation from a scarce resource. The fishing industry is a competitive industry with high demand for professionals with diverse backgrounds, education and experience. The new association will safeguard the interests of its members and function as Iceland’s association of companies in the fishing industry. Fisheries Iceland employs a specialized staff to assist in meeting its objectives. Those can be found under employees.
Fisheries Iceland has a board of directors which withstands of nineteen members representing the diversity of Icelandic companies in the fishing industry, from small vessel owners to large multinational enterprises. Heiðrún Lind Marteinsdóttir, CEO, is the twentieth member of the board.
- Three other member associations are partly serviced and operated by Fisheries Iceland:
- LF (The Icelandic Aquaculture Association)
- FÍF (The Icelandic Association of Fish Meal Manufacturers)
- Fisheries Technology Forum.