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Laura McGladrey is a Nurse Practitioner with dual certification, practicing both emergency medicine and psychiatry across the lifespan.
Guðbrandur Örn is project manager for Search and rescue at ICE-SAR, secretary of the ICE-SAR National Command, active incident manager in the greater Reykjavik area command and member of his local SAR team Kyndill in the mountainous suburbian heaven of Mosfellsbær.
Doctor of Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineer, Professional Disaster Manager and Meteorologist, Civil Protection Trainer.
Gudjon is a lieutenant - EMT with the Capital Area Fire Rescue Service of Iceland. He has been a professional firefighter for 26 years.
Hrafnhildur started in ICE-SAR in 2015 when she joined HSSK for training, Hjálpasveit skáta Kópavogi.
Ingibjörg Lilja is the project manager for recovery for the Icelandic Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management and a doctoral candidate.
Christopher S. Young has been active in Search and Rescue since 1981, managed searches since 1986, is the past reserve Captain for the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s SAR Team.
Vídir Reynisson is Chief Superintendent and head of Iceland's Civil Protection and Emergency Management at the National Commissioner of Police in Iceland.
Auðunn has been employed with the Icelandic Coast Guard since 1987. He is currently a project manager of operations.
Director of operations with the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management of the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police.
SAR team member for over 30 years and cahirman of the National Administration of SAR Teams.
Dr. Þorvaldur Þórðarson is a professor in geology at the the Faculty of Earth Sciences at the University of Iceland and has a PHD from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
Dr. Ármann Höskuldsson is a volcanologist, geochemist and research professor at the University of Iceland
Dominique Grandjean (DVM, PhD, HDR, Dipl ECVSMR) is a Professor at the national veterinary school of Alfort, France.
Alex Hibbert has been leading and developing projects in the Arctic and sub-Arctic for 15 years.
Bogi is chairman of the rescue team Þorbjörn in Grindavík, and has been an active member of the team for over 23 years.
Otti Rafn is the chairman of ICE-SAR. Otti is also an active member of the rescue team Þorbjörn in Grindavík.
Scott C. Hammond, PhD, is an award winning professor, author, speaker and researcher whose ground breaking research on highly reliable teams has been featured in the International Journal of Search and Rescue
A member of HSSR since 2009 and an employee at ICE-SAR office.
A member of the rescue team in Kópavogur and a member of ICE-SAR´s Legal Committee.
Svava has been a Search and Rescue team member since 1985 and a member of the Icelandic Search and Rescue Team's international unit since 2009.
Ásgeir is the chief diver in Icelandic Coastguard and EOD.
Graduated from the Police Academy in 2013 and attended a professional diving course in 2018.
An active member of HSSK SAR team for 20 years and works as a helicopter rescue swimmer with the Icelandic Coast Guard.
Active member of the SAR team Súlur in Akureyri and a member of the ICE-SAR National Command.
For over 40 years, Ragnar Axelsson, Rax, has been photographing the people, animals and landscape of the most remote regions of the Arctic, including Iceland, Siberia and Greenland.
Volenteer SAR member from above the Arctic Circle from a team that’s leading in development of operational practice and using new tech within SAR in extreme conditions.
Product specialist at GORE-TEX professional for almost 15 years.
After working for over 8 years as a technical sales rep in the electrical industry, Mark Hinz made the decision to create an innovative supply company.
Gunnar is a network engineer and manager at Mila mobile network operator Member of HSSR rescue team and incident manager at Reykjavik area command.
Örn is a project manager for maritime rescue operations with ICE-SAR. A member of the search and rescue team Ársæll and has been an active member of SAR teams since 2003.
Fire brigade and ambulance service, 1983-1985, police officer since 1985, special mission to locate missing children since 1 November 2014 and more.
Has been a member of the HSSK SAR team since 1987, mostly in urban search and rescue, the medical unit and operations centre, but also on the team’s board and other units.
Auðbjörg B. Bjarnadóttir works as a nursing manager at the healthcare centre in Kirkjubæjarklaustur, one of the many facilities operated by the Health Care Institution of South Iceland, the region that is Iceland’s largest healthcare district and the country’s most popular tourist destination.
Works as a Disaster Services Officer at the Icelandic Red Cross.
Aly Curd is a Team Leader and Advisor at Emergency Management Southland (New Zealand Civil Defence) and an operational volunteer for Southland Land Search and Rescue.
Marcel is a senior rescue team member with both Pacific Northwest Search and Rescue in Hood River County, Oregon and Björgunarsveitin Suðurnes in Keflavik Iceland.
Þóra is a veterinarian, but also loves to work as a guide and EMT part time.
Philipp Imboden is from Switzerland and is a professional dog trainer
A Emergency nurse specialist at Emergency Department in Landspítali -The National University Hospital of Iceland.
Medical doctor, specialist in forensic medicine.
A Principal Engineer at Exponent Inc., a US based international engineering and scientific consulting firm.
Ólafur Jón Jónsson has been a member of REY-SAR since 2009.
Þórir Sigurhansson has been training search and rescue dogs since 1989.
More than 10 years of army experience with tours to Afghanistan, West Africa, and East Africa.
Graduated from the University of Iceland’s Faculty of Medicine in 1982. Specialist training in anaesthesiology and intensive care medicine at the Sahlgrenska Hospital in Gothenburg beginning in 1986.
Hermann has been a policeman in Akureyri since 1989. He took shifts for over 30 years and was shift manager from 2004 to 2021.
I have been active in HSSK since 2002, working with a SAR unit, the medical team and the specialist unit, been involved in training and am now vice-chairman of the organisation.
Member of HSSK Rescue team. Swiftwater rescue instructor and water enthusiasts. I am a paddler and have worked as a raft guide for many seasons.
Anton has been a member of the rescue squad since 1997. The main emphasis has been on rescue operations in the mountains and wilderness.
Hörður Már Harðarson has been active member in Gardabaer´s rescue team for almost 40 years. He has held many positions both within his Gardaer rescue team and for ICE-SAR.
Consultant with Rainrace. Civil engineer, MS in earthquake-risk engineering, and PhD in Disaster Management System Design. Member of ICE-SAR since 1979.
Firefighter and EMT at Akureyri Fire Department. Member of Súlur Rescue team since 2005. SAR instructor at ICE-SAR, The Red Cross and Wilderness Medical Associates.
Ágúst Þór Gunnlaugsson started rescue team training in 2004 and has been active in mountain rescue since 2007.
Headmaster at Tröllaskagi Upper Secondary School, MEd in education, MFA in Art Photography, minor in computer programming.
Þórhallur Ólafsson is a managing Director of Neyðarlínan 112 and Öryggisfjarskipti ehf.
Burjor is both a past consultant dentist for the British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit and a resident expedition dentist for AdventureMedic and founder of Wilderness Expedition Dentistry.
Member of HSSK Rescue Team. Been an avid mountaineer since 1995.