Jón Garðar Guðmundsson


Jón Garðar was the Managing Partner of Nordic Mar, prior to merging his operations into MAR Advisors in 2020. He has over 25 years’ experience in the finance, consulting and seafood industries in Europe, the Americas and Asia. Previous roles include deputy CEO of Icelandic Group and Senior Advisor with Glacier Securities, a New York-based financial advisory firm. Jón Garðar was also Partner at Capacent Glacier and from 2003-2008 a member of Glitnir Banks’ seafood team and the MD for the International region. Jón Garðar started his career in financial management, working for 8 years as CFO, first at VSO Consulting and then at Icelandic Iberica S.A. in Barcelona. Jón Garðar has served on the board of several companies, such as Bakkavör China on behalf of Glitnir Bank, and on the boards of Icelandic Iberica (Spain) and Icelandic Gadus (Belgium) on behalf of Icelandic Group.

Jón Garðar holds an MBA from IESE Business School and a Cand. oecon. degree in Business Administration from the University of Iceland. He is fluent in Icelandic, English and Spanish.