Thor Bjorgolfsson is a self-styled “adventure capitalist”, whose eye for a deal saw him rise to become Iceland’s first billionaire.
Thor founded Bravo Brewery, which was sold to Heineken for ~$400M in 2022, and Actavis, a global pharmaceutical company that operates the world’s third-largest generics business. Currently, he is the largest shareholder of Landsbanki, one of Iceland’s three largest banks.
Thor Bjorgolfsson is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Novator Partners, a London-based alternative investment firm that focuses on investing in companies in emerging markets.Novator Partner’s notable investments include Stripe, AppLovin, Deliveroo, and TIER.
Thor has a B.S. in marketing from The Stern School of Business at New York University.