The role of the Embassy is to protect Icelandic interests and to promote bilateral, political, economic and cultural links between Iceland and Norway, as well as the other countries to which the ambassador is accredited, which are Egypt, Greece, Iran and Pakistan.
Ambassador of Iceland.
2018 – 2019
Campaign manager, candidature of Iceland to UNESCO’s Executive Board. Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik.
2015 – 2018
Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister of Iceland, Prime Minister’s Office. Appointed an Ambassador 1 January 2016.
2014 – 2015
Minister-Counsellor. Deputy, Embassy of Iceland in London.
2010 – 2014
Minister-Counsellor. Deputy at the Embassy of Iceland in Vienna and Deputy Permanent Representative of Iceland to the OSCE, UN and to other International Organizations in Vienna.
2009 – 2010
Director, Human Rights and Equality Affairs, Political and Security Directorate, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2005 – 2009
Counsellor. Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Iceland. Political and Security Directorate, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2000 – 2005
Permanent Mission of Iceland to International Organization in Geneva. Counsellor from 2004.
1999 – 2000
First Secretary. Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, Iceland.
University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, M.A. in International Relations.
University of Iceland, B.A. Political Science and Mass Media.
Born 8 December 1970 in Akranes, Iceland. One daughter.
Iceland’s Honorary Consuls in Norway, as well as the other countries to which the ambassador is accredited, are private citizens who have undertaken to protect Icelandic interests in the area of their jurisdiction. They are not financially renumerated for their important work.