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Embassy Information

Iceland and Finland entered into diplomatic relations in 1947. Initially Iceland's Embassy was in Stockholm. A separate Embassy was opened in Helsinki in 1997. The Embassy's jurisdiction, in addition to Finland, extends to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine. There is one Embassy to Iceland in Helsinki, that of Ukraine.

Embassy of Iceland in Helsinki

Address

Pohjoisesplanadi 25B

FIN-00100 Helsinki

Phone: +358 (9) 612 2460

Email

helsinki[at]mfa.is

Open all week days from 10:00 - 16:00

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Staff of the Embassy of Iceland in Helsinki

Ambassador

Harald Aspelund

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

2017 - 2022
Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva, including the World Trade Organization
2013 - 2017
Director General for Administration and Consular Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2009 - 2013
Director, Directorate for External Trade and Economic Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2008 - 2009
Director of Human Resources, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2004 - 2008
Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Iceland to the UN in New York
2000 - 2004
Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Iceland in Geneva
1999 - 2000
Counsellor, Directorate for External Trade and Economic Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1997 - 1999
Counsellor, Directorate for Administration and Consular Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1993 - 1997
First Secretary, Embassy of Iceland, Brussels
1990 - 1993
First Secretary, Directorate for External Trade and Economic Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1989 - 1990
Agricultural Bank of Iceland

Education

Cand. Oecon. University of Iceland

Personal Information

Born: 3 August 1964 in Ísafjörður, Iceland
Spouse: Dr. Ásthildur Jónsdóttir
Two children

The Embassy's jurisdiction, in addition to Finland, extends to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the Ukraine. The role of Icelandic honorary consuls abroad is to protect and further the interests of Iceland and Icelandic nationals as appropriate. 

Honorary Consuls in the Embassy's jurisdiction:

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