Meet our Management Team. They guide our company in our quest to help solve the nutritional needs of current and future generations through the development and delivery of sustainable, high-quality microalgae.

Orri Björnsson

CEO Algalíf Iceland

Orri has been working in the pharma and nutraceutical industries for nearly 20 years. He has extensive experience in building and starting up new plants, as well as in upgrading plants in many different countries. Orri has great competence in GMP, general quality, project management, recruitment, and operations, with an excellent track record in getting things done on time and budget.

Simon Seward

SVP Sales & Marketing

Simon has extensive international sales, distribution and marketing experience across a number of sectors. His broad commercial background covers multi-national brands, corporate ventures, and owner-managed portfolios. Simon has over 25 years’ experience of leading international sales and marketing teams and developing profitable customer and distributor relationships.

Tryggvi Stefánsson, Ph.D.

Science Manager

Tryggvi has a Ph.D. in microbiology and genetics from ETH Zurich in Switzerland. He joined Algalif in early 2014 and since 2015 has led the company’s R&D and Scale-up department as Science Manager. Among other things, Tryggvi’s department oversees the continuous optimization of cultivation parameters.