Margrét Pétursdóttir joined the IFAC Board in November 2018, nominated by the Nordic Federation of Public Accountants (NRF).
Ms. Pétursdóttir is currently a partner at EY in Iceland and has more than 20 years of experience in the accounting profession. She is currently the assurance leader at EY Iceland and a former EY board member. During her career she has been in charge of auditing in various sectors, including finance, asset management, service, manufacturing and retail. She has conducted internal quality reviews within EY at various locations and been a quality reviewer for the public oversight committee in Iceland.
Ms. Pétursdóttir is a past president of NRF and a past president and board member of the Icelandic institute of Public Accountants (Félag löggiltra endurskoðenda, or FLE). She has also served on the FLE Education Committee for four years. Ms. Pétursdóttir has been appointed to roles as official investigator and expert witness for the courts. She has also taught IFRS accounting at the University of Iceland.
Ms. Pétursdóttir graduated from the University of Iceland in 1999 and became a state authorized public accountant in 2003.