Dr Guðni Guðbergsson, Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI) 

Head of Freshwater and Aquaculture Division, Marine and Freshwater Research Institute, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. Cand. Scient in freshwater biology from the University of Oslo 1985. Worked at the Institute of Freshwater Fisheries in Reykjavik as a senior scientist and project leader from 1985 and head of the division of fish resources 2004-2016. Head of the

Freshwater Division of the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI) in Iceland from 2016 to 2022 and head of the Freshwater and Aquaculture Division from 2022 to present time. Member og the ICES Working Group on North Atlantic Salmon (WGNAS) from 1996. Member of the Scientific Advisory committee in NASCO 2003-2009. Member of the Icelandic NASCO delegation 2008 and head of the Icelandic delegation in NASCO 2009. Steering Group member of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Diversity Program (CBMP) of CAFF 2013-2017. Lecturer at the University of Iceland and the Agricultural Collage. Supervisor/co-supervisor to 5 masters students. Main work on all the three freshwater salmonid species in Iceland, Atlantic salmon, brown trout and Arctic charr. Published 36 papers on Atlantic salmon and Arctic charr and over 250 technical and advisory reports.