Meet The Team

Lára Hrönn Pétursdóttir

Co-Founder and Executive Director

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Lára is an experienced leader with a lively background as Fisheries scientist, Ship Captain, first officer on fishing vessels, CFO, COO, consultant for several small and medium sized companies, especially from the world of startups. She is an entrepreneur and has a comprehensive knowledge of different aspects of running different operations - a pro at wearing many hats.

Þór Sigfússon

Co-Founder and Partner

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Thor is an Icelandic entrepreneur, author and speaker. He is the founder and chairman of Iceland Ocean Cluster. He is also the co-founder Codland, Hlemmur Food Hall and Sjó-Food Hall. He has written five books on topics of international business, knowledge networks and salmon.

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The founding of the Pacific Northwest Ocean Cluster is supported by these companies. They are firm believers in a strong seafood industry through innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Located in Reykjavík, Iceland. Founded 2012 by Þór Sigfússon.


Located in Portland, Main. Founded 2015 by Patrick Arnold, Þór Sigfússon and Lárus Ísfeld.

© 2018 by Pacific Northwest Ocean Cluster.

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