I was a co-founder of the Icelandic Pirate Party and ran as their lead candidate in Iceland’s South constituency during the 2013 general election, where we won three seats – albeit not in the South constituency. My early work with the Icelandic Pirate Party revolved around creating its statutes and establishing its core policy. Two years after its formation, the Icelandic Pirate Party is polling as the largest party in Iceland, with over a third of the vote. Aside from politics, my background is in software development and political activism. Currently I work as the Chief Technology Officer at the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, based in Sarajevo and Bucharest, where we track down and expose major instances of corruption throughout the world, with a special focus on Eastern Europe and Central Asia. I was previously the Executive Director of a legal reform NGO, the International Modern Media Institute, and am currently a board member there.
Tale Haukbjørk Østrådal