About us

The American-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce (AMIS)...

...objective is to promote and maintain commercial links between America and Iceland, and further ties in the fields of education, culture, business and politics.

...is a network of companies, institutions and individuals as well as a platform for communicating with the public.

...is a forum to publicly discuss trade interest between America and Iceland.

...engages in the transfer of knowledge, policies and trends in matters concerning trade between America and Iceland.

...organizes meetings and conferences concerning common matters between the two countries.

...guards the commercial interest of its members in respect of American and Icelandic authorities.


The Board

The Chamber’s Board consists of a Chairman and 7 Members who shall be elected at a General Meeting for a term of two years at a time in such manner that the Chairman and 3 Board Members be elected every other year and 4 Board Members during the alternative year. Membership of the Board is personal. The Chairman of the Icelandic-American Chamber of Commerce (ISAM) is granted a seat on the board the same way as the Chairman of AMIS is granted a seat on the ISAM board. The aim of this is to connect and strengthen the relationship on both sides of the Atlantic.


The current board consist of:

Birkir Hólm Guðnason, Samskip - Chairman
Ari Fenger, 1912
Ari Kristinn Jónsson, Reykjavik University
Birna Ósk Einarsdóttir, Icelandair
Margrét Sanders, Strategía
Pétur Þ. Óskarsson, Promote Iceland
Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir
Steinn Logi Björnsson, Bluebird