Helga Kristín Auðunsdóttir was born in 1980. Helga Kristín graduated with a BS degree in Business Law from Bifröst University in 2004 and with a Master’s degree in Law from the same university in 2006. She graduated with an LL.M degree in Law from the University of Miami, with a focus on international business law and contracts. Helga Kristín also studied law at University of Thessaloniki, in Greece. Currently, Helga Kristin is a doctoral student at Fordham University, where she is researching hedge fund investments and what factors influence how they act as shareholders in listed companies.
Helga Kristín has worked as a director and lecturer at Bifröst University for the past nine years. Prior to that, she worked as a lawyer at FGM/Auðkenni, now part of the Central Bank of Iceland, as a lawyer at Stoðir hf., prior FL Group, and as a lecturer at the faculty of law at University of Miami in 2010-2011. Helga Kristín was a board member of TM hf. from 2020 and was an appointed alternate on the Board of Directors of Tryggingamiðstöðin hf. in 2012-2015. Helga Kristín does not own shares in the bank and does not have interest links with major clients, competitors or big shareholders in in the sense of the Corporate Governance guidelines.