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Embassy Information

The Embassy of Iceland in Warsaw opened in 2022. In addition to Poland, the Embassy is also accredited to Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria. Our mission is to enhance political, economic and cultural ties between Iceland and Poland, along with the above-mentioned countries. Furthermore, the Embassy protects and assists, when needed, Icelandic nationals.

We participate in reinforcing Icelandic-Polish relations by promoting activities considering Icelandic history, culture and language, and providing general support to Icelandic companies operating in Poland.

Personnel of the Embassy of Iceland in Warsaw


Hannes Heimisson

Professional career

2022- Ambassador of Iceland to Poland, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Romania, with residence in Warsaw

2020-2022 Ambassador of Iceland to Sweden, Albania, Cyprus and Kuwait with residence in Stockholm

2018-2020 Chief of Protocol, Ministry for Foreign Affairs 

2013-2018 Ambassador of Iceland to Japan, the Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Papua New Guinea with residence in Tokyo

2009-2013 Ambassador, Directorate for Trade and Economic Affairs

2005-2009 Ambassador of Iceland to Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine, with residence in Helsinki

2003-2005 Consul General, New York

1999-2003 Director, Department of Information, Cultural Affairs and Consular Liaison, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1997-1999 Chargé d'Affaires ad interim, Embassy of Iceland, Helsinki

1996-1997 Counsellor, Political Department. Nordic co-operation and Council of Baltic Sea States, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1995-1996 Deputy Director, Defence Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1992-1995 First Secretary, Embassy of Iceland, Stockholm

1988-1992 First Secretary, Embassy of Iceland, Paris

1987-1988 First Secretary, Department of Administration, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1986 First Secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Born 25 March 1960. Married to Guðrún Margrét Sólonsdóttir. They have four children.

Ambassador Hannes Heimisson

The Embassy represents Iceland vis-a-vis Poland, as well as Bulgaria, Ukraine and Romania. Icelandic Honorary Consuls can be found in all jurisdictions of the Embassy:

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