Elvar Steinn Traustason

Production Manager – Incubation Centre

Elvar graduated with a B.Sc. in biology from the University of Iceland in 2012 and then joined StofnFiskur as a brood stock handler that same year. After a year working in the station he then went on to get a joint M.Sc. in Aquatic Food Production at the Technical University of Denmark and The Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

In 2015 he came back on board at StofnFiskur as a production manager for ova.

Elvar is responsible for the production and delivery of ova according to the client wishes. That includes gamete collection, fertilization, production control and resolution of quality issues.

In his free time Elvar can be found playing basketball with his local club or at home on the couch enjoying a good book.

Academic History

  • M.Sc. In Aquatic Food Prodction
  • B.Sc. in Biology
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