Birkir was appointed the CEO of TM in April 2023.
Prior to joining TM, Birkir was the CFO and COO of the insurance company VÍS. Birkir also worked as the the CFO and COO of payments company Valitor, in Corporate Finance at Arion Bank and as an attorney at Attorneys at Höfðabakki.
Birkir has a master´s degree law from the University of Iceland, a master's degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Reykjavík and is completing an AMP program at IESE buisness school in Barcelona. In addition, Birkir has completed certifications as a securities broker and as a district court lawyer.