About me


I'm a research scientist (statistician) at deCODE genetics, Reykjavík, Iceland.

Born in Haugesund, Norway, in 1979. Married, with twins born in 2009.

PhD, Statistics, 2008, University of Oslo, Norway

MSc, Industrial Mathematics, 2003, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

2017 (September) - current: Research Scientist at deCODE genetics, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2014-2017 (August): Research Scholar (Fræðimaður, equivalent to Research Associate Professor) in Statistics at the University of Iceland (on leave during 2015, see below).

2015: Researcher at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.

2007-2013: (Senior) Research Scientist at the Norwegian Computing Center (Norsk Regnesentral).



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