Before joining Alvotech Sigridur Elin was head of HR at the EFLA Consulting Engineering firm. Before that she worked at the University of Reykjavík for seven years as the head of the Human Resources and Quality division. She was then head of HR at deCODE genetics, a renowned world leader in human genetics, for 14 years and subsequently also became Operations Manager there.
Sigridur Elin has an MSc degree in international human resources management from the University of Leicester and a B.A. in sociology and industrial relations from the University of Iceland.
She also completed an Advanced Management Program at IESE in Barcelona and was a member of the board of directors of the Human Resources Association of Iceland for five years.