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Anna Hildur Hildibrandsdottir
Anna Hildur has recently been appointed the MD of the Icelandic Music Export Office. She now spends a week every month in her office in Iceland but remains based in the UK.
Anna Hildur has lived and worked in the UK over the last 16 years. She completed her MA in Radio from Goldsmith’s college and worked freelance for BBC, NHK (Japanese National TV) as well as various print publications. She kept a post as the correspondent for National Broadcasting Corporation in Iceland for 6 years before working in the music industry. Music management was an unexpected u-turn which develped from her job as an assistant producer of 5 part documentary series on Iceland for NHK. She had chosen female rock band Bellatrix to participate in a programme on culture and later became their world wide manager landing them initially a deal with Global Warming and then Fierce Panda through their set up with Korda Marshall at Infectious Records. Anna Hildur later set up the UK branch of Smekkleysa SM Ltd. and managed the company setting up world wide distribution for physical and digital products. Along side that she has been the PR and marketing manager for Iceland Airwaves in Europe working for Mr. Destiny and Icelandair.