The Embassy's area of jurisdiction, apart from India, includes Nepal and Sri Lanka.
The Embassy of Iceland in New Delhi was formally opened on 26 February 2006.
33, B. S. Radhakrishna Marg
110021 New Delhi
Phone: +91 (0) 11 4353 0300
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Born in Reykjavík, Iceland 1957.
2021 - Ambassador to India, as well as Bangla Desh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
2018 - 2021 Permanent Representative and Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the International Atomic Energy Organization, Vienna.
2017 - 2018 Chief of Protocol, Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA), Reykjavík.
2016 – 2017 Director for Natural Resources and the Environment, MFA, Reykjavík.
2015 - 2016 Senior Advisor, Department for Fisheries and Acquaculture, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) in Rome, Italy.
2013 - 2014 Permanent Representative and Minister Plenipotentiary to FAO, World Food Programme (WFP), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome.
2009 – 2013 Director, Iceland Crisis Response Unit, peace-keeping operations and humanitarian assistance, MFA.
2005 – 2009 Chargé d´Affaires, Embassy of Iceland in Rome, and Permanent Representative to FAO WFP, IFAD.
2001 – 2005 Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Iceland in Washington DC, USA.
1999 – 2001 Chief of Protocol, MFA, Reykjavík.
1995 – 1999 Head of Division for International Organizations, Political Department, MFA. Deputy Political Director 1998.
1991 – 1995 First Secretary, Embassy of Iceland in Bonn, Germany.
1989 – 1991 Division for Culture and Information, MFA, Reykjavík.
1988 – 1989 Defense Department, MFA.
1985 – 1988 Foreign News Editor, Icelandic State Broadcasting Service TV, Reykjavík.
1983 – 1985 New York University, USA. M.A. degree in Journalism.
1978 – 1983 Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, München, Germany, Literature and Communications.
1973 – 1977 Reykjavík Junior College. Division for Classical Studies.
Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire 1990, Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur 1990, Verdienstorden 1. Klasse 1995, Commander Finlands Lejons Orden 2001, Commendatore di Ordine della Stella della Solidarieta Italiana 2009.