Decades of International Business
Technology - Financial Services - Aviation - Hospitality - Real Estate
Thor Magnusson - Islandus Group
Thor Magnusson is an Icelandic businessman and a peace activist. He founded Islandus Group in 1976 originally as wholesale distributors of consumer products in Iceland. The company has evolved into an international company with presence in the USA and Europe.
Thor founded Iceland´s first creditcard company in 1980 (Mastercard). Thor has over 40 years of international business experience in IT technology, aviation, real estate, hospitality, food supplements and automobiles.
Thor founded the Peace 2000 Institute in Reykjavik in 1995 and ran as a candidate for the Presidency of Iceland 1996.
Paulo Mirpuri - Hifly Group
Paulo Mirpuri is a Portuguese businessman and philanthropist. As chairman of Mirpuri Investments, he has invested in a broad range of companies over the years. Under his leadership the HiFly airline has become the global leader in widebody aircraft wet leasing.
In addition to more than 30 years experience with international business development, Paulo is a qualified doctor graduated by the Medical School of the Lisbon University (UNL) and an Airbus qualified pilot.
The Mirpuri Foundation was established by Paulo to sponsor development of green technologies and energy transition for a better world.