Gunnar Gunnarsson economist is managing director for The Equator Memorial Project and will bring together professional groups of investors for the Iceland percentage share of the estimate budget. He also has authority to sell furniture from over 100 years old recycled wood from the Reykjavík Harbor.
Gunnarsson was born in 1971 in Reykjavík. Since 2008 he has worked as an economist for the Central Bank of Iceland in the Economics and Monetary Policy department. His work for the Central Bank involves working with a team of economists preparing macroeconomic forecasts. It also involves meeting with external observers, like e.g. The International Monetary Fund (IMF). Prior to working for the Central Bank he worked at the Ministry of Finance doing similar things as he does for the Central Bank. Still further back he worked as an economist for the Federation of State and Municipal Employees for four years. The main responsibility there was participation in wage negotiations. He sits on the board of the Confederation of Icelandic Bank and Finance Employees. He earned his B.Sc. degree in economics in 1999 from the University of Iceland and his M.Sc. in 2006 from the same university.