Current Position(s):

  1. University of Iceland, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (from 1991- )
  2. University of Iceland, Chairman for the Safety Committee (from 2007)
  3. Hananja ehf (Chairman, an Icelandic family owned company, founded in 2001)
  4. Capretto ehf (Chairman, an Icelandic company, founded in 2015, focusing on antimicrobials)
  5. Calor ehf (Chairman, an Icelandic company, founded in 2017, focusing on improving stability of peptides and proteins)
  6. Rephaiah ehf (Chairman, an Icelandic company, founded in 2020, focusing on establishing a not-for-profit pharmaceutical manufacturing entity, that manufactures life saving and life enhancing drugs for children under the age of 5 years, in Malawi)


Other positions:

  1. Visiting Research Professor: Department of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, University of Malawi (from 2020)
  2. Visiting Professor: Gregory School of Pharmacy, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Florida (2015-2017)
  3. External Clinical Pharmacist: Hlaðgerðarkot, Substance Abuse Center, operated by a Christian organization (since 2006)
  4. Visiting Clinical Pharmacist: Long Beach Memorial Woman Hospital, OB/GYN ward (2007)


Older positions:

  1. The State Import and Drug Manufacturer (Iceland), 1982 & 1983
  2. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Iceland (1984)
  3. Department of Clinical Chemistry, Copenhagen County Hospital (1985)
  4. The Protein Laboratory, University of Copenhagen (1985-6)
  5. Lecturer and supervisor at University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (1987-1990)
  6. Project leader at Novo Nordisk A/S (1987-1990)
  7. Postdoctoral fellow at National Institute of Health of Japan, Tokyo (1990-1991)
  8. Lecturer at the Addiction Counselor School, Fredriksberg Hospital, Copenhagen (1992-2000)
  9. Lecturer at the Nordic-Baltic-Russian Laboratory Animal Science Course (1997- )
  10. Lecturer: Advanced pharmaceutics, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (until 2003)
  11. CEO for Lyfjaþróun hf, Biopharmaceutical Research (1995-2005)


Positions (non-Employment):

  1. Elder, Filadelfia Church (Assembly of God, Reykjavik, Iceland)
  2. Board of Filadelfia Church (Chairman between 2010-2014, Assembly of God, Reykjavik, Iceland)
  3. Board of Lindin (Christian Radio, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2015-2017)
  4. The Gideons International (President 2004-7)