Guðmundur Kristjánsson

CEO of Brim Seafood

Guðmundur Kristjánsson is the CEO and owner of Brim Seafood. He has been working  in the Icelandic seafood industry for decades. The values of Brim Seafood are Initiative, Reliability and Respect. The strategy of the company is based on respect for the ecosystem, reliable quality standards and initiative and innovation in the whole value chain.

SESSIONS:

Progressing the Blue Bioeconomy in Large Ocean States, Mon 10:40

What is needed to add value to the Blue Bioeconomy

ABSTRACT

Guðmundur will discuss the potential for sustainable economic growth based on marine resources.  He will present how value has been added in the Icelandic seafood industry in the past decades, the role of effective resource management, importance of training for seafood professionals and how investments in infrastucture and innovation must go hand in hand to ensure strong Blue Bioeconomy for future generations.