18. January 2024

Hafsteinn Hauksson Chief Economist of Kvika.

Hafsteinn Hauksson has been appointed Chief Economist of Kvika. Hafsteinn has significant experience in global financial markets, having been a member of the Kvika investment team in London since 2019, where he is frequently sought as commentator on global macroeconomic developments. Hafsteinn will continue to be based in Kvika’s London office.

Hafsteinn earned an MSc degree in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics in 2015 and holds a BSc degree in Economics from the University of Iceland.

Since completing his postgraduate studies, Hafsteinn has been based in London where he was an Associate with market leading sovereign advisory Newstate Partners before joining GAMMA Capital Management Ltd as an Economist.

Prior to relocating to London, Hafsteinn held a role as Senior Economist with Arion Bank Research in Reykjavik, as well as having spent a number of years as a journalist covering economics and financial markets, including close to two years as a broadcast journalist for Channel 2 evening news in Reykjavik.