International Task Force
Pétur A. Haraldsson
Founder and Executive Chairman
Pétur A. Haraldsson leads business development and the expansion of the Driving Sustainability project. Pétur is a serial entrepreneur and founder/co-founder of several companies in areas including Telecommunications, SmartCards, Fashion and Investor Services in Iceland, Sweden and Luxembourg. He has held a marketing position with R.J. Reynolds in the USA and a CEO position with a major import firm in Iceland. Petur has been an advisor to start-up companies and private investors, served on the board of several companies and taken speaking engagements in the fields of banking and entrepreneurship. Pétur is a graduate of the Commercial College of Iceland and New Haven University, Connecticut.
Partner, Communications, Design and Web
Bradley Skaggs is a Partner at SKAGGS and serves as the Creative Director. Bradley graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture and practiced architecture for 10+ years before joining SKAGGS. His work has appeared in a number of publications and has won a number of awards. Clients include Estee Lauder, Tommy Hilfiger, DKNY, TOTO, NASA, Microsoft and ZAGAT. Bradley also servers on the advisory board of the Go Green Foundation, an organization that aims to inspire, educate and empower teenagers to take action against climate change.
Managing Partner, DS Reykjavík
Berglind leads the organization and implementation of DS Events in Reykjavík. She has over 20 years experience in sales and marketing. She has held marketing positions with major import firms in the field of health care, cosmetics and consumer goods. She also worked as the head of Service & Communications with a large pharmaceutical distribution firm. Berglind is a graduate of the Commercial College of Iceland, studied psychology at Yale University in Connecticut and at Wake Forest University in North Carolina and has a degree in Tourism from the University of Iceland.
Partner, Communications, Design and Web
Jonina leads SKAGGS’s creative and art direction and manages their team of designers to work on projects for clients such as Estee Lauder, Microsoft, DKNY and ZAGAT. SKAGGS‘ fresh approach to design and advertising has earned them numerous accolades, awards and features in national and international publications. In 2008, in addition to leading SKAGGS, Jonina became a guest professor at the University of Iceland and a guest teacher at the College of Arts and Crafts of north Iceland.
Conference Moderator and Strategy
Rohit is an award winning speaker on future insights and strategic innovation – addressing leadership audiences in 40 countries on 5 continents, author of Designing Your Future (published 08/2008). Rohit was profiled by the Independent newspaper as one of the top ten global future thinkers. and led futures research, scenario planning and strategic consultancy projects for clients in aviation, travel and tourism, telecommunications, technology, pharmaceuticals, banking, environment, food and government sectors
His clients include 3M, Amadeus, BBC, BT, BAe, Bayer, De Beers, DHL, EADS, Electrolux, E&Y, GE, Hoover, Hyundai, IBM, HG, ING, Incheon, Intel, KPMG, M&S, Nakheel, Nokia, Nomura, Novartis, OECD, Orange, Panasonic, Pepsi, Pfizer, PwC, Samsung, Shell, Siemens, Symbian, Travelport & Yell. Rohit has worked with over 30 international associations and governments agencies in the US, UK, Finland, Dubai, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.
Political and Organizational Connections
In January 2008, Tom Antonissen joined LOGOS Public Affairs (www.logos-eu.com) as Senior Consultant, where he currently holds the title of Manager of the Transport Practice. Next to his responsibilities for overall business development, with his team of consultants he is mostly supporting European organisations active in the Transport, Automotive and Energy sectors, in which he has gathered considerable experience through his earlier positions.
Since 2005, Tom Antonissen established himself as an independent European Affairs Adviser under the brand-name EUreSupport (www.euresupport.eu, which in July 2009 was set up as a Brussels-based private limited liability company, SPRL), under which he continues to serve his clients in the fields of Transport, Energy, Environment, Development Aid, Competition Law, Financial Services & ICT – Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).
Fiscal and Operational Plans
Grant and Subsidy Consultation